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Hospitalizations in Arizona for COVID-19 continued about 11 weeks of general declines as the state reported 586 new COVID-19 cases and 23 new known deaths on Tuesday.
Arizona’s seven-day case rate per 100,000 people ranked 50th Monday among all states and territories, after ranking first and second for much of January, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID Data Tracker.
Arizona reported 733 new COVID-19 cases and 26 new known deaths on Wednesday, as daily reported cases have remained under 800 for 19 straight days. About 200 of the newly reported cases Wednesday were lab reports from a lab partner spanning the entire pandemic, according to the state health department.
The state’s seven-day death rate per 100,000 people ranked eighth in the nation as of Tuesday, per the CDC, behind New York City, Georgia, Massachusetts, California, Kentucky, Oklahoma and New Jersey.