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  • How to safely vote on Election Day in Arizona if you have COVID-19

    Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said Tuesday that voters with active COVID-19 infections should let poll workers know about their condition.
  • Twin Arrows Casino Resort Navajo Nation Flagstaff

    Navajo Nation Council OKs plan to reopen Arizona, New Mexico casinos

    Navajo Nation lawmakers approved legislation to reopen four casinos, even as the tribe's health director warned that the coronavirus is spreading uncontrollably.
  • Arizona reports 1,679 new coronavirus cases; death count passes 6,000

    Arizona health officials reported 1,679 new coronavirus cases and 38 more deaths on Tuesday, putting the state's totals at 249,818 COVID-19 infections and 6,020 fatalities.
  • Phoenix Police Department’s crime lab certified to process COVID-19 tests

    The Phoenix Police Department has been certified to process coronavirus tests, which can assist with death investigations.
  • Former surgeon general concerned about Arizona, coronavirus this winter

    Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona is worried about coronavirus cases in Arizona as the weather starts to cool off.
  • Arizona reports 666 new coronavirus cases, 1 additional death

    Arizona health officials reported 666 new coronavirus cases and one more death on Monday, putting the state's totals at 248,139 COVID-19 infections and 5,982 fatalities.
  • Trump threatens to fire Fauci in rift with disease expert

    OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting that he will fire Dr. Anthony Fauci after Tuesday’s election, as his rift with the nation’s top infectious disease expert widens while the nation sees its most alarming outbreak of the coronavirus since the spring. Speaking at a campaign rally in Opa-locka, Florida, Trump expressed frustration […]
  • Phoenix ranks as 6th most financially distressed US city during COVID-19

    Many have struggled to navigate the murky economic waters that the coronavirus has created, but very few have been impacted like the city of Phoenix.
  • Arizona reports 1,527 new coronavirus cases, two additional deaths

    Arizona health authorities reported 1,527 new coronavirus cases and two additional coronavirus deaths in the state on Sunday morning.
  • Arizona tourism spending remains down due to coronavirus

    The Arizona Office of Tourism reported Friday that spending by visitors for the year is down by $10 billion compared to 2019.
  • Halloween in the pandemic: Costumes and candy, at a distance

    Ghosts, skeletons, princesses and black cats roamed the streets as usual this Halloween, but they kept their distance, wore face coverings and carried hand sanitizer in their quest for treats. Like with everything else this year, the pandemic also left its mark on Halloween. Parades, parties and haunted houses were canceled due to bans on […]
  • Arizona reports 1,901 new coronavirus cases, 45 additional deaths

    Arizona health officials reported 1,901 new coronavirus cases and 45 more deaths on Saturday, putting the state's totals at 245,946 COVID-19 infections and 5,979 fatalities.
  • Mesa High School lowers in-person learning days amid COVID-19 cases

    Mesa High School announced Friday it is transitioning from a five-day modified in-person model to only two days due to coronavirus cases and area data.
  • Arizona’s health and education leaders clarify school benchmark confusion

    AZDHS Director Dr. Cara Christ and top schools official Kathy Hoffman released a statement about a communication breakdown between the organizations.
  • Arizona reports 1,565 new coronavirus cases, 16 additional deaths

    Arizona health officials reported 1,565 new coronavirus cases and 16 more deaths on Friday, putting the state's totals at 244,045 COVID-19 infections and 5,934 fatalities.
  • Over 3 million cases of coronavirus reported in Mideast

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The number of reported coronavirus cases has gone over 3 million in the Middle East, an Associated Press count showed Friday, with the true number likely even higher. Across the Mideast, there have been over 75,000 deaths attributed to the virus by health authorities, the AP count relying on […]
  • Arizona public schools chief did not request school benchmark changes

    Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said the Department of Education did not recommend or request for the schools benchmarks to change.
  • UArizona examining new saltwater mouthwash COVID-19 test

    The University of Arizona is testing a new method of COVID-19 testing that uses saltwater mouthwash instead of nasal swabs.
  • Arizona COVID-19 metrics rise again, but dashboard stages don’t change

    COVID-19 metrics remain on the rise in multiple Arizona counties, but they haven't affected the classifications in the state’s school and business dashboards.
  • Arizona reports 1,315 new coronavirus cases, 13 additional deaths

    Arizona health officials reported 1,315 new coronavirus cases and 13 more deaths on Thursday, putting the state's totals at 242,480 COVID-19 infections and 5,918 fatalities.