Health officials report five additional deaths
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story reported an erroneous percentage. It has been updated to correct this mistake.
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - New cases of coronavirus have dipped below 100 for only the second time in more than a month.
The Yuma County Health District (YCHD) confirmed 95 new cases on Friday. That brings the total number of cases to nearly 8,000. Since the start of the pandemic nearly 4% of Yuma's estimated 209,756 residents have tested positive.
Health officials also reported five more deaths.
However, Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) admitted no new coronavirus patients, while it discharged 14.
Here are the latest statistics from YCHD:
Coronavirus in Yuma County - Friday, July 10, 2020
|Total confirmed cases||7,999||+95|||
|Total patients tested||41,281||+502|||
|Patients currently hospitalized||151||---|||
|Ventilators in use/available||24||22|||
|Surge Transfers||0||144 total|
|Patients under 20||1,032||+18||13%|
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Arizona currently has more than 116,000 cases of coronavirus. The illness has been blamed for more than 2,000 deaths across the state, including 134 here in Yuma County.