The numbers of people in Arizona who have tested positive for the coronavirus continues to grow. As of March 23, the La Paz County Health Department there were 234 confirmed cases in the state, with more than half of them (139) being in Maricopa County. Yuma and Cochise County have both reported their first cases.
The coronavirus has been found in nine of Arizona’s 15 counties. So far, La Paz and Mohave Counties have not had any cases reported. There have been two deaths in the state, both in Maricopa County.
Here are the county-by-county numbers as of March 23:
Maricopa: 139 cases, 2 deaths
Navajo: 25 cases, 0 deaths
Pima: 24 cases, 0 deaths
Coconino: 17 cases, 0 deaths
Pinal: 17 cases, 0 deaths
Apache: 4 cases, 0 deaths
Cochise: 1 case, 0 deaths
Yuma: 1 case, 0 deaths
More information on the coronavirus can be found at the websites of the Centers for Disease Control and the Arizona Department of Health Services.
The Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center is open for questions from people seeking more information about the coronavirus. Their number is 1-844-542-8201.