/ Modified oct 22, 2021 12:13 p.m.

Arizona reports 3,074 additional COVID cases, 51 more deaths

Data show that the seven-day rolling average of daily deaths rose over the past two weeks.

coronavirus 2 hero This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S.

Arizona on Friday reported over 3,000 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases, one of the highest number of infections reported on a single day his month, as the rate of additional deaths increased slightly.

The 3,074 additional cases and 51 more virus deaths reported Friday increased the state’s pandemics increased to over 1,145,000 cases and over 20,800 deaths.

That's according to the Department of Health Services.

Meanwhile, Johns Hopkins University data show that the seven-day rolling average of daily deaths rose over the past two weeks, increasing from 42.6 on Oct. 6 to 45.3 on Wednesday.

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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