Coronavirus case count surges as 40 new Arizona deaths reported

The state Department of Health Services on Wednesday also reported 40 new deaths. bringing the total who have died of the disease in Arizona to 981. Hospitals reported a total of 1,092 people were being treated for the virus as of Tuesday, with 379 of those in intensive care and 239 on ventilators.

Arizona hits record of 1,000-plus COVID-19 hospitalizations

The state Department of Health Services says hospitals reported a total of 1,009 hospitalizations on Monday. It’s the first time the daily number has reached 1,000. The agency has been disclosing hospitalization data since April 9.

Arizona Senate to take up series of House measures on May 26

The Arizona Senate plans to return to the Capitol on Tuesday to deal with measures the House enacted this week. It also will take up 28 House bills that have been awaiting votes since the Legislature halted major work in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.