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  • Arizona reports 3,434 new coronavirus cases, adds 28 deaths

    Arizona reported 3,434 new coronavirus cases and 28 more deaths on Tuesday, pushing the state's totals to 263,133 COVID-19 infections and 6,192 fatalities.
  • School districts across Arizona adapt as coronavirus cases surge

    As coronavirus cases rise, school districts in Arizona are making the tough choice of whether to stay on campus or switch to online learning.
  • Arizona health expert: Effective virus vaccine will help herd immunity

    An Arizona health expert said that the latest coronavirus vaccine news is promising because it will be easier to achieve herd immunity.
  • UArizona moving classes online after Thanksgiving, planning for spring

    The University of Arizona is winding down in-person classes for the fall semester and making plans for the spring.
  • Members of President-elect Biden’s coronavirus task force

    President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named the members of a team of public health and science experts to develop a blueprint for fighting the coronavirus. A look at the members: Dr. David Kessler, co-chair. Professor of pediatrics and epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of California, San Francisco, U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner from […]
  • Arizona reports 435 new coronavirus cases, adds no deaths

    Arizona reported 435 new coronavirus cases and no additional deaths on Monday, pushing the state's totals to 259,699 COVID-19 infections and 6,164 fatalities.
  • Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is looking 90% effective

    Pfizer Inc. said Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine may be a remarkable 90% effective, based on early and incomplete test results that nevertheless brought a big burst of optimism to a world desperate for the means to finally bring the catastrophic outbreak under control. The announcement came less than a week after an election seen […]
  • 335 homes connected to Navajo Nation electric grid through CARES Act

    Funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act has connected 335 homes to the electric grid in Navajo Nation.
  • Churches work to adjust to coronavirus restrictions in Southwest

    Churches in Arizona and California have had to battle coronavirus restrictions and heat waves as they attempt to hold traditional Mass.
  • Arizona reports 1,880 new coronavirus cases, 17 deaths

    Arizona reported 1,880 new coronavirus cases and 17 more deaths on Sunday, pushing the state's totals to 259,264 COVID-19 infections and 6,164 fatalities.
  • Arizona reports 2,621 new coronavirus cases, 38 deaths

    Arizona reported 2,621 new coronavirus cases and 38 more deaths on Friday, pushing the state's totals to 257,384 COVID-19 infections and 6,147 fatalities.
  • Arizona reports 1,996 new coronavirus cases, adds 22 deaths

    Arizona reported 1,996 new coronavirus cases and 22 more deaths on Friday, pushing the state's totals to 254,764 COVID-19 infections and 6,109 fatalities.
  • Hiring held last month but signs of caution as virus worsens

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying fears of another slowdown, U.S. businesses kept hiring at a solid pace in October, yet there are signs they remain cautious about the economy’s future as the pandemic worsens. The Labor Department said Friday that employers added 638,000 jobs and the unemployment rate tumbled a full percentage point to 6.9%, extending […]
  • Spirit adds flight from Orange County’s John Wayne Airport to Phoenix

    Spirit Airlines announced on Thursday that a new flight from John Wayne Airport in Orange County to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport will be available starting Jan. 6.
  • Christ says closing Arizona schools due to COVID-19 would be last resort

    With COVID-19 on the rise in many parts of Arizona, the state’s top health official said keeping school campuses open is a top priority.
  • Arizona reports 2,135 new coronavirus cases, adds 28 deaths

    Arizona reported 2,135 new coronavirus cases and 28 more deaths on Thursday, pushing the state's totals to 252,768 COVID-19 infections and 6,087 fatalities.
  • Navajo Nation issues health advisory for ‘uncontrolled’ coronavirus spread

    The Navajo Nation has issued a health advisory warning of "uncontrolled spread" of coronavirus for more than two dozen communities.
  • US sets record for cases amid election battle over virus

    New confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the U.S. have climbed to an all-time high of more than 86,000 per day on average, in a glimpse of the worsening crisis that lies ahead for the winner of the presidential election. Cases and hospitalizations are setting records all around the country just as the holidays and […]
  • Arizona surpasses 250,000 coronavirus cases, records 39 new deaths

    Arizona health authorities reported 814 new coronavirus cases, pushing the state above the quarter-million mark for the pandemic, and 39 additional deaths on Wednesday.
  • 2 Arizona educators die after contracting COVID-19

    Tolleson High School teacher and coach Ash Friederich, and Madison School District educator Nawai Kalai both died recently due to COVID-19.