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coronavirus outbreak in Arizona is going very badly

June 15, 2020 06:53PM
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The coronavirus outbreak in Arizona is going very badly

[www.yahoo.com]

Will Humble, the former director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, said last week that the surge in new cases was "definitely related" to the lifted stay-at-home order.

While the order was still in place, about 5% of statewide COVID-19 tests were positive. By early June, the rate more than doubled to 12%. The state doesn't require people to wear masks.

"This is not an abstract number of cases," Dr. Peter Hotez, the dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, told NPR. "We're seeing people pile into intensive care units." Banner Health, the largest hospital in the state, also said its ICUs were "very busy" in a statement last week.

"Arizona's COVID-19 hospitalizations are rapidly increasing," Banner Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Marjorie Bessel said.
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