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Coronavirus

The latest coverage on coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Arizona Public Media newsroom. Video News Coronavirus daily totals by Arizona county

Experts answer your questions about COVID-19

VIDEO

Learning in an era of digital classrooms

Amanda Tashjian, of the University of Arizona College of Education, offers insight on best practices for adapting in school and at home.
September 10, 2021

A new normal as students, faculty start the semester

The fall semester begins with a surge in COVID-19 cases and some adjusting.
August 27, 2021

FDA approves Pfizer vaccine

Assistant director of the Arizona Health Services Department discusses efforts to boost the state's vaccination rate.
August 27, 2021

Pima County health director on COVID-19 booster shots, outbreaks in schools

The CDC recommended those with compromised immune systems get a third vaccine booster shot.
August 20, 2021

The Rise of Substance Abuse

Substance abuse of all kinds has greatly increased during COVID 19. (8:39)
May 2, 2021

Pandemic Dreams

A look into the vocabulary of dreams and how they might be helping us to make sense of our new normal in ways that we are incapable of doing during our waking life. (9:54)
April 9, 2021

Finding Fitness During COVID

How a local gym owner has learned to cope with the pandemic through calm communication and a real passion for fitness. (07:48)
January 31, 2021
NEWS

Raytheon requires employees to get COVID-19 vaccine

Employees are required to be fully vaccinated by Jan. 1
September 17, 2021

Few Arizonans receiving return-to-work bonuses

Only about 0.14% of the money has made it to the pockets of Arizonans returning to work.
September 17, 2021

Arizona reports 2,855 new COVID-19 cases, 27 new deaths

Pima County reports 56.7% of local residents are fully vaccinated.
September 16, 2021

Mexico completes vaccination campaign for adults in northern border cities

In June, Mexico introduced a campaign to vaccinate all adults in in cities along its northern border to help speed the lifting of pandemic travel restrictions
September 15, 2021

Tohono O'odham Nation rolling out vaccine incentive program

The nation is offering qualified tribal members $400 if they can prove they're fully vaccinated by mid-November.
September 14, 2021

Brnovich sues Biden over vaccine mandate

The Arizona Attorney General says the mandate is unconstitutional.
September 14, 2021

Arizona reports 2,609 new COVID-19 cases, 117 deaths

Number of new deaths is the most in a single day since February.
September 14, 2021

University of Arizona offering take home COVID-19 tests

More than half of campus is vaccinated against COVID-19.
September 13, 2021

Arizona again reports over 3,000 additional COVID-19 cases

The additional 3,355 cases and 36 deaths increased the state’s pandemic totals to nearly 1,046,000 cases and nearly 19,200.
September 11, 2021

ICE detention center response to COVID-19 a look at future pandemic handling

The Office of Inspector General found ICE detention centers weren’t following guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
September 11, 2021

Arizona reports 2,988 additional COVID cases, 6 more deaths

Friday was the fifth straight day that the state reported fewer than 3,000 additional cases.
September 10, 2021

Ducey: Arizona must push back against Biden vaccine mandate

Ducey has encouraged people to get vaccinated but has worked aggressively to block mandates of all kinds.
September 9, 2021

Arizona virus-related hospitalizations top 2K over 10 days

The state’s seven-day rolling averages of daily new cases and daily deaths both rose over past two weeks.
September 9, 2021

Arizona health officials report 2,222 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths

Though 56% of Pima County residents are fully vaccinated, health officials say the rate is increasing too slowly.
September 8, 2021

Brnovich says City of Tucson can’t require COVID-19 vaccines

The Attorney General says the requirement violates state bans on vaccine mandates.
September 7, 2021

Pima County will raise health insurance costs for unvaccinated employees

County employees who have not gotten their shots will see a health insurance discount slashed and a new surcharge.
September 7, 2021

Arizona interest in anti-mask school vouchers outpaces funds

Gov. Doug Ducey's plan will give $7,000 a year to each student to pay for private school tuition.
September 6, 2021

Arizona reports 2,378 COVID-19 cases, 1 addition death

Fifty-six percent of people in have been vaccinated for the virus.
September 6, 2021

Arizona reports more than 3,000 new COVID cases for 4th day in row

The number of ICU beds used by COVID-19 patients increased by two to 563. That’s the most since mid-February.
September 5, 2021

Arizona on pace of reporting over 3,000 virus cases per day

The state reported 3,424 additional cases and 38 virus-related deaths on Saturday.
September 4, 2021

1 arrest after men confront school principal over COVID-19 mandates

School officials say several men threatened to make a citizen’s arrest of a Vail Unified School District principal while at least one brandished cable ties.
September 3, 2021

Arizona reports 3,802 new COVID-19 cases and 80 more deaths

The CDC has advised that unvaccinated people should not travel during the holiday weekend.
September 3, 2021

How students are responding after a school year of remote learning

The Buzz talks with educators about the work that remains to keep kids learning, and emotionally and physically healthy.
September 3, 2021

Arizona reports 3,470 additional COVID cases, 26 more deaths

The seven-day rolling averages of daily new cases and daily deaths have risen substantially over levels from two weeks earlier.
September 2, 2021
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