Arizona reports over 2K additional virus cases, 22 deaths

Arizona reported over 2,000 additional confirmed COVID-19 infections for the first time in nearly five months amid a continuing increase in the state's rolling average of new cases and more virus-related hospitalizations.

Explainer: Arizona tenants' struggles are high rent, aid slowdown

About $289 million of the assistance is being distributed by Arizona’s Department of Economic Security’s emergency rental program to 12 of the state’s smaller rural counties. But the agency acknowledges so far only about $7.3 million of that has gone to 1,715 approved applicants.

Phoenix Union High School District reinstates mask mandate

"In an effort to protect our staff, students, and the community, PXU has a good faith belief that following guidance from the CDC and other health agencies regarding mitigation strategies is imperative," the district said in a news release on Friday.