PHOENIX — Arizona and Pinal County continue to see a steady addition to the number of daily confirmed cases of COVID-19, but so far they have not experienced any surges.
According to data provided Thursday morning by the Arizona Department of Health Services, Pinal County had 17 new cases in the previous 24 hours spread out among a number of ZIP codes, bringing the total to 199. Casa Grande, Apache Junction, Coolidge, Florence, San Tan Valley and Maricopa all saw one or two more cases.
Statewide health officials reported 4,234 cases and 150 deaths by Thursday, up from 3,962 and 142 deaths reported Wednesday.
The Navajo Nation that spans parts of Arizona, Utah and New Mexico has a large cluster of cases. It counted 931 in the three states with 38 deaths as of Wednesday. Nearly 600 of the cases were in Arizona portions of the sprawling reservation.
Tribal officials have extended their weekend lockdowns preventing people from leaving their homes, except in emergencies, on the vast expanse of land that has been harder hit by the coronavirus than any other Native American reservation in the U.S.