COVID-19 in Arizona: Second surge in cases, deaths continues unabated

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Health officials are predicting a dark winter for the COVID-19 pandemic, as the number of cases – and deaths – is expected to continue surging across the state and the nation. COVID-19 was already the third-leading cause of death in Arizona before a summer spike in infections was brought under control, but cases began surging again in fall as life moved indoors, people began to travel and let down their guards.

Cronkite News has been tracking the progress of the disease since the first case was reported in the state in late January. This chart, which looks at new cases and deaths reported by the Arizona Department of Health Services, is updated daily.

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News Reporter, Phoenix