PHOENIX — After an incomplete count Monday, Arizona's coronavirus cases jumped back up with more than 4,000 new ones reported Tuesday.
The Arizona Department of Health Services said a lab partner failed to get its data in for the Monday report so it showed fewer than 700 new cases and no deaths. However, updated numbers posted Tuesday showed 4,682 new COVID-19 positive cases and 44 more deaths in the state.
The overall number of positive cases now stands at 79,215 with 1,632 deaths from the virus.
In Pinal County, 192 new cases and four deaths were reported Tuesday, bringing the county total to 3,574 cases and 67 deaths.
San Tan Valley/Queen Creek continued to be the emerging hot spot in the county with 72 new cases reported for a total 789 in the three ZIP codes in the area.
Casa Grande's three ZIP codes continue to be the top spot in the county with 48 new cases for a total of 801. The 85122 ZIP code in Casa Grande reported 39 new cases for a total of 702.
Maricopa saw 27 new cases for a total of 380, while Eloy topped 500 overall cases with six new ones.