PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona on Friday reported 807 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases and 15 more deaths, increasing the state’s pandemic totals to 879,909 cases and 17,609 deaths.
The 807 additional cases reported Friday on the state’s coronavirus dashboard was the highest daily increase in two weeks, but Johns Hopkins University data showed the state’s seven-day rolling average of daily new cases dropping in the past two weeks from 649.3 on May 12 to 598.1 on Wednesday.
Pinal County reported 23 new cases, bringing the county total to 52,752 positive cases. No new deaths were reported in the county for the second day in a row.
The seven-day rolling average of daily deaths rose from 10.1 to 12.1 over the same period, according to Johns Hopkins data.
The number of COVID-19 patients occupying inpatient hospital beds remained in the 500-600 range, with 576 as of Wednesday, according to the state’s dashboard.