ARIZONA - The Arizona Department of Health Services announced seven new cases of COVID-19 in Arizona on Wednesday, bringing the state's total up to 27.
Maricopa County Public Health has said their two new cases are from a woman in her 40s and a man in his 70s, who are both recovering at home.
The Pinal County Public Health Department confirms three new cases in the county. Two are women in their 30s - without relation to each other - who are alisolated and recovering at home. The third is a woman in her 80s who is recovering at a local hospital.
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In order to protect yourself from a possible infection, the CDC recommends:
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.