PHOENIX — The number of positive cases of coronavirus in Arizona went up 495 Friday as the state sees results of its increase in testing.
According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, as of Friday morning there have been 13,169 positive cases of COVID-19 out of 186,904 administered tests, for a positive rate of 6.2%. The number of deaths in the state from the virus is 651, up 27 from Thursday.
Pinal County has 670 cases now, up 20 from Thursday, but only about 11,000 have been tested in the county. No new deaths were reported in the county Friday.
CVS recently announced that it is opening 10 drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites across Arizona, but none in Pinal County. Fry's Food Stores has partnered with The Little Clinic and the city of Tempe to provide free COVID-19 testing at Tempe Diablo Stadium this weekend. The state of Arizona's third and final "testing blitz" is also set for this weekend at approximately 70 testing sites across 11 counties.
There are two sites in Pinal County — Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center, Superior Clinic, 1134 U.S. 60 Superior, 928-425-3261, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center, Kearny Clinic, 100 Tilbury Drive, Kearny.
For a list of test locations and registration information, visit azhealth.gov/testingblitz. While most sites require preregistration, others are first-come, first-served.