/ Modified oct 9, 2021 12:55 p.m.

Arizona reports over 2,300 additional COVID cases, 31 more deaths

The Department of Health Services also reported that COVID-19-related hospitalizations continued to range below 1,800.

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Arizona on Saturday reported over 30 additional COVID-19 deaths and over 2,300 additional confirmed cases amid continued gradual slowing of the state’s third virus surge.

The 31 deaths and 2,358 cases reported Saturday increased the state’s pandemic totals to 20,350 deaths and 1,116,419 cases.

The Department of Health Services also reported that COVID-19-related hospitalizations continued to range below 1,800, with 1,753 virus patients occupying hospital beds as of Friday.

During the current surge, daily reported increases in cases reached as high as 4,740, daily reported increases in the death toll topped 100 and virus-related patient counts exceeded 2,000.


Credit: Nick O'Gara/AZPM. Sources: The New York Times, based on reports from state and local health agencies, Census Bureau. Case reports do not correspond to day of test.

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