Will Humble, executive director of the Arizona Public Health Association, said he expected high temperatures to have a moderating effect, but we are seeing “an uptick in cases.”
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX – The number of Arizonans hospitalized with positive or suspected cases of COVID-19 shot past 1,000 on Monday, raising questions from the state’s former health chief about whether Gov. Doug Ducey should have abandoned his stay-at-home order.
The figure, a record, comes amid what has been a steady upward trend since the Department of Health Services began tracking the numbers in early April.
It also follows the setting of another record last week, with 635 positive cases reported from tests conducted on May 26.
There is some fluctuation in those daily numbers,