A 39-mile stretch of a scenic highway in a sparsely populated part of eastern Arizona is closed due to a lightning-sparked wildfire burning in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.
The Arizona Department of Health Services confirmed that 508 cases have now been reported. More than half are in Maricopa County. All but two eastern counties — Gila and Greenlee — now have cases.
Arizona seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.9 percent in June as the labor force increased by nearly 10,400 from the previous month while the state's economy lost 44,600 nonfarm jobs.