PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — The Arizona Department of Health Services said Sunday morning that there has been a second death in the state from coronavirus. Arizona currently has 152 total cases.
The second person who died was a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions, according to AZDHS. Maricopa County Department of Public Health is in the process of notifying close contacts of this person and will be asking them to monitor for symptoms.
There are still 87 pending tests and 408 people have been tested, according to the health department’s website. AZDHS says 282 tests have been ruled out.
Maricopa County has the most cases, with 81 confirmed. The rest of the counties’ numbers break down like this:
- Apache: 3
- Cochise: 1
- Coconino: 14
- Gila: 0
- Graham: 2
- Greenlee: 0
- La Paz: 0
- Mohave: 0
- Pima: 17
- Pinal: 14
- Navajo: 16
- Santa Cruz: 1
- Yavapai: 3
- Yuma: 1
ADHS expects to see more cases of COVID-19 in Arizona, and there could be additional deaths.
Follow the latest coronavirus updates here.
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