PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona on Friday administered the last COVID-19 vaccination injections at the state’s first and largest COVID-19 mass-vaccination site, closed as the state continued transitioning outdoor operations to indoor venues amid slowly rising numbers of new confirmed cases and deaths.
The drive-thru site outside State Farm Stadium is being replaced by a facility inside Gila River Arena, located across a street in Glendale. There are additional large state-run sites in metro Phoenix plus ones in Flagstaff, Tucson and Yuma. The state reported 896 additional COVID-19 cases and 17 more deaths Friday.
Seven-day rolling averages of new confirmed cases and deaths crept upward over the past two weeks.