August 22, 2021

Arizona COVID-19 cases remain above 3,000 per day

Health officials reported 3,307 new cases on Sunday and three new deaths.

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Arizona health officials are reporting more than 3,000 new coronavirus cases and an additional three deaths as a surge in COVID-19 infections being driven by the delta variant continues.

The Arizona Department of Health Services on Sunday reported 3,307 new cases. That brings the total since the pandemic began to 986,082.

The number of people who have died in the state from COVID-19 is now 18,600.

On Saturday, the health department reported 3,195 news cases and 36 additional deaths.

New infections had dropped below 1,000 a day for several months until mid-July.


Credit: Nick O'Gara/AZPM. Sources: The New York Times, based on reports from state and local health agencies, Census Bureau. Case reports do not correspond to day of test.

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