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Yuma County coronavirus cases approach 6,000


Health officials report four more deaths

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The number of coronavirus cases in Yuma County continues to climb towards the 6,000 mark.

On Monday, the Yuma County Health District (YCHD) confirmed 102 new cases of the illness. It also reported four more deaths.

The increase in new cases was slightly smaller than the recent daily average. However, the number of tests conducted dropped significantly.

Here are the latest statistics from the YCHD:

Coronavirus in Yuma County - Monday, June 29, 2020
Total confirmed cases5,895+102
Total patients tested34,197+144
Total deaths90+4

Patients currently hospitalized121-8
ICU Patients28+1
Ventilators in use/available2521
Patients discharged410+17

Female Patients3,083+5552%
Male Patients2,812+4748%

Patients under 20756+1813%
*Yuma County statistics now include positive cases from within the Yuma Prison Complex

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Arizona currently has nearly 73,000 cases of coronavirus. The illness has been blamed for more than 1,500 deaths across the state.

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