/ Modified jan 9, 2022 1:35 p.m.

Arizona reports 15,850 new COVID-19 cases, 69 deaths

The state's seven-day rolling average of daily new cases tripled over the past two weeks.

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Health officials in Arizona on Sunday reported 15,850 additional confirmed infections and 69 more deaths from COVD-19 as the omicron variant continued to spread.

That followed Saturday’s total of 88 deaths and 16,504 cases, the most reported Arizona cases in one day in a year.

The latest numbers pushed Arizona’s totals since the pandemic began to 1,477,483 cases with 24,773 known deaths.

According to Johns Hopkins University data, Arizona’s seven-day rolling average of daily new cases tripled over the past two weeks from 2,945.6 on Dec. 23 to 9,091.6 on Thursday.


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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