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Yuma County reports fewer than 60 new coronavirus cases


YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Yuma County health officials confirmed fewer than 60 new cases of coronavirus Saturday.

The Yuma County Health District (YCHD) confirmed 51 new cases. Health officials also reported 5 more deaths that brings the death toll across Yuma County to 183.

The county has seen a recent decline in testing, which could account for the drop in new diagnoses. Only 169 people got screened in the past 24-hours.

Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) discharged 22 more coronavirus patients.

Here are the latest statistics from YCHD:

Coronavirus in Yuma County - Saturday, July 18, 2020

Total confirmed cases9,094+51
Total patients tested45,543+169
Total deaths183+5

Patients currently hospitalized114-20
ICU Patients27---
Ventilators in use/available2026
Patients discharged702+22
Surge Transfers+2152 total

Female Patients4,793+2853%
Male Patients4,301+2347%

Patients under 201,201+613%
*Yuma County coronavirus statistics now include data from the Yuma County Prison Complex

[Related Story: Arizona Coronavirus]

Arizona currently has more than 141,000 cases of coronavirus. The illness has been blamed for more than 2,700 deaths across the state.

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