Pinal, Maricopa Counties confirm new coronavirus cases

Arizona now has 9 cases
Posted at 9:06 AM, Mar 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-11 18:40:09-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - County and state health officials confirmed Wednesday three new cases of the coronavirus known as COVID-19 in Arizona.

Pinal County health officials confirmed two new presumptive positive cases the virus. Both patients are more than 60 years old and live in the same household as the three other Pinal County cases.

The Maricopa County Deparmtent of Public Health also confirmed a new case of the virus Wednesday. The patient is a man in his 90s. There are now nine diagnosed coronavirus patients in the state.

The Arizona Department of Health Services has now tested 100 people for the virus, according to its website. They're still waiting on results for 32 of those tests.

Pima County has one presumptive positive coronavirus case.

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