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Yuma County up 41 new coronavirus cases

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Currently there are 45 hospitalizations

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The Yuma County Health District (YCHD) confirmed another 41 cases of coronavirus Saturday, bringing the countywide total to 645.

This total includes 58 inmates from the Yuma Prison Complex.

Health officials report no additional deaths from the illness for Saturday, keeping the total number of countywide victims to 10.

Officials aren't releasing any information on newest patients, nor are they providing details on the 10 deaths.

New statistics show the 20 to 44 age group continues to make-up the largest bulk of cases, representing 41% of all cases countywide. However the critical 65+ category is steadily growing, now with 111 cases.

The latest report shows progress in terms of testing, with over 6,777 Yuma residents now screened.

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Here are the latest numbers from YCHD:

Coronavirus in Yuma County

Total confirmed cases645
Total patients tested6,777
Total deaths10
Patients currently hospitalized45

Female Patients295
Male Patients350

Patients under 20488%
20-4426741%
45-5412119%
55-649815%
65+11117%
Unknown10%

Arizona currently has more than 16,039 cases of coronavirus. The illness is blamed for 799 deaths across the state, including 10 in Yuma County.

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Ericka Conant

Ericka Conant has served as a Digital Content Producer since October 2019. Originally from El Centro, she calls the Desert Southwest her home.

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