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Arizona weekly COVID-19 update adds 12,244 circumstances, 81 deaths

Reported COVID-19 circumstances in Arizona declined final week, as did the proportion of assessments returning constructive for the virus, based on the state’s weekly update. 

Health officers on Wednesday added 12,244 new COVID-19 circumstances, down 9.3% from 13,501 the earlier week, and 81 new identified deaths over the weeklong interval ending Aug. 6.

Arizona’s total pandemic loss of life rate since early 2020 is the third-highest nationwide.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 data tracker, which separates New York City from New York state, says New York City has the best rate and Mississippi ranks second, based on the newest update, with Arizona third, Alabama fourth and West Virginia fifth.

June and July noticed comparatively comparable weekly case additions, in Arizona and Wednesday’s was the bottom reported since May. 

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