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ADHS: Peoria area ZIP codes have 29,090 COVID-19 cases, 16% increase since April

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Arizona Department of Health Services reported 2,289 new coronavirus cases and 11 new deaths Thursday, for a total of 937,936 cases and 18,300 deaths.

In the Peoria area, cases are at 29,090 compared with 28,487 this time a week ago, a difference of 603, according to Arizona Department of Health Services.

This is an increase of about 9% since the beginning of June, and 16% since the beginning of April.

More than 90% of cases were mapped to the address of the patient's residence. If the patient's address was unknown the case was mapped to the address of the provider followed by the address of the reporting facility.

The city is partnering with Embry Health to offer free COVID-19 testing. Anyone can be tested, whether they are displaying symptoms or not. Tests are conducted with individuals in their cars and through nasal swabs. To book an appointment, visit www.testnow.com or call 480-376-2170, drive-ins are accepted. The following Peoria locations will have testing available:
• Pioneer Community Park, 8755 N. 83rd Ave.: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
• Sunrise Mountain Library, 21109 N. 98th Ave.: Sunday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
• Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N. 83rd Ave.: Sunday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-11 p.m.

Results are delivered via an email linking you to a portal to review results. For more information call 623-773-7770.

The coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms such as fever and cough for most people. The vast majority of people who are diagnosed with COVID-19 recover.

But for some — especially older adults and people with existing health problems — it can cause more severe illness including pneumonia, and death.

Here is the breakdown of COVID-19 cases for ZIP codes that include Peoria and some surrounding areas, according to ADHS:

Aug. 5

85342: n/a
85345: 8,796
85373: 1,793
85380: n/a
85381: 3,418
85382: 5,023
85383: 8,186
85385: n/a
85387: 1,874

July 29

85342: n/a
85345: 8,665
85373: 1,757
85380: n/a
85381: 3,376
85382: 4,879
85383: 7,992
85385: n/a
85387: 1,818

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