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Virus Outbreak US Testing

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 11, 2020 file photo, a technician prepares COVID-19 coronavirus patient samples for testing at a laboratory in New York's Long Island. Wide scale testing is a critical part of tracking and containing infectious diseases. But the U.S. effort has been plagued by a series of missteps, including accuracy problems with the test kits the CDC sent to other labs and bureaucratic hurdles that slowed the entrance of large, private sector labs. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

PHOENIX — More than 400 new coronavirus cases in Arizona were reported Thursday by health officials.

According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, as of Thursday morning there had been 15,315 positive cases of COVID-19 in the state, up 418 from Wednesday. It was the largest jump of new cases in the last week, but indicative of an increase in testing.

The number of cases in Pinal County was reported at 732, up eight from Wednesday. Florence continues to be the hot spot in the county with four new cases reported in a state prison there. The total number of cases in Florence ZIP codes is 170. The number of cases in Casa Grande went up eight from Wednesday for a total of 109.

The number of deaths reported in the state is 763, up 16 from Wednesday. There were no new deaths reported in Pinal County.

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