Hospital provides encouraging report in spite of continued rise in cases
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The Yuma County Health District (YCHD) confirmed 149 new cases on Saturday. That brings the total number of cases to 8,148.
Health officials also reported five more deaths.
However, the number of patients in Yuma Regional Medical Center's (YRMC) intensive care unit declined, and 18 more patients were discharged from the hospital.
Here are the latest statistics from YCHD:
Coronavirus in Yuma County - Saturday, July 11, 2020
|Total confirmed cases||8,148||+149|||
|Total patients tested||41,956||+675|||
|Patients currently hospitalized||147||-4|||
|Ventilators in use/available||20||26|||
|Surge Transfers||0||144 total|
|Patients under 20||1,053||+21||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 139 here in Yuma County.