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  • New Public Health Advisory provides an update on the good news about COVID-19 cases, vaccinations, and sporting events

    Apr 23, 2021 | Read More News
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    vaccinePIMA COUNTY, April 23, 2021 - As the number of COVID-19 cases per week continues to decrease, Health Department officials continue to push the pace on vaccinations against the virus. In the latest update to the Public Health Advisory, the Department   reports a continuing decrease in the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The full report notes:

    • Pima County continues to see a decline in our case rate, with approximately 1,440 cases reported from April 1-April 18. This compares to 6,135 cases reported in February 2021 and  2,646 cases  reported in March 2021.

    • Over one out of every 450 residents of Pima County has died due to COVID-19.

    • As of April 21, 2021, over 621,000 COVID-19 vaccines have been given in Pima County at numerous locations (far surpassing our goal of 300,000 immunizations by March 31, 2021).

    • A spectator limit of 250 individuals per outdoor field/use area. The Department does hope to increase the number of spectators allowed should the decrease in COVID-19 cases in Pima County, and the increase in increase in vaccination rates both continue. At the current time, COVID-19 cases remain above 50 cases/100,000 population/ week.

    Read the full Public Health Advisory here