/ Modified oct 5, 2021 12:11 p.m.

Arizona reports 2,254 additional virus cases, 74 more deaths

The state also reported that the number of virus-related hospitalizations increased slightly, with nearly 1,800 COVID-19 patients occupying hospital beds as of Monday.

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Arizona on Tuesday reported 2,254 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases and 74 more virus death.

The state’s Department of Health Services also reported that the number of virus-related hospitalizations increased slightly, with nearly 1,800 COVID-19 patients occupying hospital beds as of Monday.

According to Johns Hopkins University data, the seven-day rolling average of daily new cases in Arizona rose over the past two weeks while the rolling average of daily deaths hardly changed.


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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