/ Modified sep 9, 2021 11:28 a.m.

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.

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Arizona on Thursday reported nearly 2,500 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases as virus-related hospitalizations remained over 2,000 for the 10th straight day.

The additional 2,480 confirmed cases and 62 deaths reported Thursday increased the pandemic totals to 1,039,492 cases and 19,141 deaths.

State health officials also reported that 2,071 virus patients occupied hospital beds as of Wednesday.

The state’s virus-related hospitalizations peaked at 5,082 on Jan. 11 during the winter surge.

According to Johns Hopkins University data, the state’s seven-day rolling averages of daily new cases and daily deaths both rose over past two weeks.


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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