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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

Art Alley Gallery

Neighbors come together and transform their alleyway as a mean of coping with grief.
October 14, 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
NEWS

Arizona reports 5,236 more COVID cases; hospitalizations up

Only 5% of inpatient hospital beds statewide were not occupied as of Thursday.
December 3, 2021

Arizona reports 4,012 new COVID-19 cases, 33 more deaths

With many hospitalizations for non COVID-19 reasons, only 5% of inpatient beds statewide were available.
December 2, 2021

Arizona reports over 3,100 COVID cases; hospitals crowded

Only 6% of inpatient beds statewide were available and not in use.
December 1, 2021

Arizona reports bump of 2,971 new COVID-19 cases, 77 deaths

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 continued to rise from a day earlier to 2,676.
November 30, 2021

Local tribes have expanded access to COVID-19 vaccine cash incentive programs

The Tohono O'odham Nation and Pascua Yaqui Tribe are offering $400 and $100, respectively, to tribal members who prove they're fully vaccinated.
November 29, 2021

Arizona reports 1,961 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

Hospitalizations hit a new peak with 2,581 people in hospital beds due to COVID-19 as of Sunday.
November 29, 2021

Homeland Security says 98% of CBP employees are vaccine mandate 'compliant'

Almost 12,000 CBP employees have contracted COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic and more than 50 have died.
November 29, 2021

Arizona reports 2,274 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

Hospitalizations continue to rise
November 28, 2021

Arizona reports 3,655 additional COVID cases

The state also added 47 deaths.
November 27, 2021

Arizona reports 3,322 more COVID cases; hospitalizations dip

Health officials fear surge after Thanksgiving travel.
November 26, 2021

Arizona's anti-mask school voucher plan faces tough start

Participation in the Governor's program is low.
November 26, 2021

Bisbee hospital in crisis care

COVID has forced the hospital into crisis standards of care.
November 23, 2021

Arizona reports 3,249 new cases of COVID-19, two new deaths

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Arizona reached 2,470 on Sunday.
November 22, 2021

Arizona reports 5,070 new COVID-19 cases, another 78 deaths

The daily number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Arizona has jumped significantly to over 5,000, state health officials said Friday.
November 19, 2021

Arizona reports over 4K new virus cases; hospitalizations up

Only 6% of the state’s inpatient beds statewide were not in use on Wednesday.
November 18, 2021

Pima County approves boosters because of high COVID spread

176 classroom outbreaks since school started.
November 17, 2021

Border Patrol line-of-duty deaths are up sharply during the pandemic

A spokesperson said all Border Patrol deaths from COVID-19 are considered line of duty deaths.
November 16, 2021

Arizona reports 3,240 additional COVID cases, 83 more deaths

The state reported that 2,274 COVID-19 patients occupied inpatient hospital beds.
November 16, 2021

Pima County recommends boosters for every eligible person over 18

Health officials cite increased COVID-19 transmission rates within the county.
November 15, 2021

University of Arizona says about 75% of employees are vaccinated

All employees must be vaccinated or get an exemption under rules for federal contractors.
November 15, 2021

Arizona reports 2,774 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Hospitalizations in this surge initially peaked in early September before gradually rising again starting in late October.
November 15, 2021

Arizona reports 3,985 additional COVID-29 cases, 51 deaths

Virus-related hospitalizations remain near peaks seen during the autumn surge.
November 13, 2021

Arizona reports over 4,000 additional COVID cases, 51 deaths

State health department says rising number of cases are 'driving home the need for continuing tiered strategies of vaccination and mitigation'
November 12, 2021

Judge denies request to block vaccination requirements for federal workers, contractors

Lawyers for the state attorney general's office argued the requirements violate the government's procurement rules.
November 10, 2021
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