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Arizona coronavirus news in brief, May 12

May 12, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona: Stay-home order ending, some businesses open doors, some say 'too soon.'

Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf's Arizona visit covers wall construction, PPE for Border Patrol

May 12, 2020 The secretary's visit included a trip to the border wall and a Border Patrol facility in Tucson.

Problems with unemployment mean some Arizonans miss checks

May 12, 2020 The weekly unemployment numbers continue to be a mixed bag.

Some restaurants reopen, others say it's 'too soon'

May 12, 2020 Several hundred business owners signed a letter opposing open dining rooms.

Sonoran governor unveils business reopening plan

May 12, 2020 The staggered reopening plan will go into effect sometime between May 16 and 22.

Arizona coronavirus news in brief, May 11

May 11, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona: Some businesses reopen, worries may linger for shoppers, and more.

Campfires, stoves, smoking banned on public lands for fire risk

May 11, 2020 Public land agencies are trying to limit human-caused wildfires this summer.

Worry, caution likely to linger for many shoppers despite reopening, professor says

May 11, 2020 A UA consumer sciences professor expects consumers will need to see certain precautions from retailers before feeling safe.

UA expanding Global Campus program amid expected loss of international enrollment

May 11, 2020 The program has been adding partners since March, when the pandemic put a question mark on returning students.

Arizona coronavirus map

May 11, 2020 Maps help make sense of COVID-19 spread, but don't tell the whole story.

Swings in daily reported COVID-19 deaths potentially misleading, health official says

May 11, 2020 Pima County's health director says daily reports of deaths in the state don't necessarily reflect recent days.

Mother's Day goes virtual at migrant aid center in Nogales

May 11, 2020 The Kino Border Initiative shifted its usual in-person celebration in the wake of COVID-19.

Some Arizona businesses starting process of reopening

May 11, 2020 A group of business owners say the move to reopen is coming too soon.

Antibody testing, nonprofits setback, pandemic’s impact on education

May 8, 2020 Plus, one Tucson hospital prepares for the return of elective procedures.

Financial impacts of pandemic vary among Southern Arizona nonprofits

May 8, 2020 Safety-net groups are faring better than cultural attractions.

After furloughs and pay cuts, TMC welcomes return of elective procedures

May 8, 2020 A discussion with hospital COO Mimi Coomler.

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