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PHOENIX — The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pinal County topped 200 for the first time, according to numbers released Friday morning.

According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, Pinal County now has 214 cases, up from 199 reported Thursday.

The trend for Pinal County shows that cases are doubling every 13.5 days, according to data compiled by the New York Times. That is the average doubling rate for Western states.

Florence saw five more cases over the previous 24 hours, while ZIP codes in the Queen Creek/San Tan Valley area saw six more cases.

The 85194 ZIP code in eastern Casa Grande saw its first case reported Friday, as did Superior and Kearny.

Statewide, health officials reported 273 new cases for a total of 4,507, with 169 deaths, up from 142 reported Thursday.

No new deaths were reported in Pinal County for the second day where the number remains at five, with 45 having been hospitalized.

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