PHOENIX — The number of deaths from coronavirus in Arizona has now topped 700, health officials reported Tuesday.
According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, as of Tuesday morning there have been 704 deaths from the virus, up 18 from Monday,
Pinal County had one new death reported, bringing its total to 32.
The vast majority of the deaths (560) have been reported for individuals 65 years or older. However, there have been 28 deaths for those in the 20 to 44 age range. Only one death has been reported in the state for someone under 20.
The total number of cases in the state was reported at 14,566 Tuesday, up 396 from Monday. Pinal County had 18 new cases reported, bringing its total to 720. Florence continues to be the county hotspot with eight new cases reported, bringing the total to 172 in the county seat, which is also home to state and federal prisons.