Coconino County

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Health officials in Coconino County continue to report a high rate of COVID-19 community transmission in their weekly virus update released today.

Coconino County Sheriff's Office

Authorities say a single-engine plane has crashed on the Paria Plateau west of Page, killing the pilot and injuring the lone passenger.

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Opening statements in the case of a U.S. Air Force airman charged in the shooting death of a Mennonite woman begin Friday. 

  

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Arizona health officials have reported 2,020 new know cases of COVID-19 but no additional deaths.

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Coconino County health officials Friday reported a continued high level of community transmission of COVID-19.

Angela Gervasi KNAU

Coconino County officials say a disaster declaration from President Joe Biden will have “an indirect impact” on the county and the city of Flagstaff. 

Biden on Monday issued a disaster declaration for flooding that swept through northern Arizona this summer. The action allows certain federal funds to be allocated within Coconino, Apache, and Navajo counties for aid and repair efforts. 

The declaration applies to flooding sustained between July 22 and July 24. 

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Crews searching for a missing man at Grand Canyon National Park made an unexpected discovery this summer. 

  

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Almost every member of Arizona’s congressional delegation is urging President Joe Biden to issue a major disaster declaration for the state. It follows flash flooding from heavy monsoon rains in recent months throughout multiple counties. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Coconino County health officials continue to report a high level of COVID-19 community transmission. According to the county’s weekly update, the highly transmissible delta variant is still driving a surge of infections locally and nationwide. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 4,740 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday and 62 recent deaths. It marks the highest daily case rate reported since a statewide spike in January, according to ADHS data.

In a statement Tuesday, ADHS Interim Director Don Herrington warned of an uptick in Wednesday’s case report due to a “data processing issue.” A considerably lower rate — 822 cases — was reported Tuesday, along with no recent related deaths. 

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