/ Modified nov 3, 2021 4:38 p.m.

Arizona reports 2,180 additional COVID-19 cases, 124 deaths

The seven-day rolling average of daily new cases 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.

The Arizona Department of Health Services on Wednesday reported an additional 2,180 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 124 more deaths, increasing the state’s pandemic totals to over 1,175,000 cases and 21,273 deaths.

The Department of Health Services' coronavirus dashboard shows that COVID-19-related hospitalizations dropped slightly, with 1,842 virus patients occupying hospital inpatient beds as of Tuesday.

According to Johns Hopkins University data, the seven-day rolling average of daily new cases rose over the past two weeks, increasing from 2,178 on Oct. 18 to 3,096 on Monday.

The rolling average of daily deaths dropped slightly during the same period, decreasing from 37.8 to 34.

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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