July 15, 2022

Most Arizona counties have high COVID transmission rates

Two counties say a more than 100% increase in cases in the last seven days.

coronavirus 3 hero A Centers for Disease Control illustration of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
CDC

Ten Arizona counties have high COVID-19 transmission rates according to the latest date from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Pima, Cochise, and Graham counties are the only ones in the state with low transmission rates. Greenlee and Santa Cruz counties are classified by the CDC as having medium transmission rates.

La Paz County say a 130% jump in COVID-19 cases in the last week while Greenlee County reported a 107% increase according to the CDC.

The Arizona Department of Health Services is reminding everyone to remain up to date on COVID-19 vaccines and wear a mask indoors if you are in an area with a high transmission rate.

By posting comments, you agree to our
AZPM encourages comments, but comments that contain profanity, unrelated information, threats, libel, defamatory statements, obscenities, pornography or that violate the law are not allowed. Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed. Comments in violation of this policy will be removed. Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site.

By submitting your comments, you hereby give AZPM the right to post your comments and potentially use them in any other form of media operated by this institution.
Arizona Public Media is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
The University of Arizona