Arizona has added 16,504 cases and 88 deaths of COVID-19 overnight, according to the state Department of Health Services.
As of the morning of Saturday, Jan. 8, the ADHS reports 1,461,633 known positive cases and 24,704 known deaths of the coronavirus.
Total deaths due to COVID-19 by county, as of the morning of Jan. 8, are as follows:
For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. But for some — especially older adults and people with existing health problems — it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia, and death.
Schedule an appointment to be vaccinated at azdhs.gov/covid19vaccines.
For Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s guidance on businesses, go to the Arizona Department of Health Services website.
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