Arizona experiences over eight,000 different recognized COVID-19 circumstances – Prescott Every day Courier
The state of Arizona reported more than 8,000 other known COVID-19 cases on Saturday, December 12, one of the largest daily case numbers in the state since the pandemic began.
The Arizona Department of Health reported 8,076 other known cases and 77 additional deaths, bringing the state's total to 402,589 cases and 7,322 deaths.
The additional 8,076 cases reported on Saturday surpassed Friday's report of 6,983 additional cases as the third largest daily case report after 12,314 on December 8 and 10,322 on December 1.
According to the state's coronavirus dashboard, COVID-19 hospital stays hit 3,534 on Friday, up from 3,482 on Thursday, hitting a high of 3,517 on July 13. Of the patients hospitalized on Friday, 799 were in intensive care units, 809 on Thursday.
According to the dashboard, 9% of all hospital beds and ICU beds were available.
The number of infections is believed to be far higher as many people have not been tested. Studies have shown that people can become infected with the virus without feeling sick.
Yavapai County added 310 more positive cases of the coronavirus and eight deaths on Saturday, bringing the total to 7,743 cases and 145 deaths, according to ADHD.
The total percentage positive rate for the district is 8.2%.
Yavapai County Community Health Services reported 372 new cases of COVID on Friday and 127 new cases on Thursday.
• Call 928-583-1000 for a COVID-19 test at the Yavapai Community Health Center. For a flu shot, call 928-771-3122.
• Yavapai Emergency Phone Bank for COVID information: 928-442-5103 – Monday through Thursday, 8am to 5pm.
• County COVID-19 data, test locations, school and business policies and resources: www.yavapai.us/chs.
• New ADHD website for healthy children, open schools: https://azdhs.gov/healthyschools.
• COVID-19 information en español: https://www.azdhs.gov/preparedness/epidemiology-disease-control/infectious-disease-epidemiology/es/covid-19.