Arizona Governor Doug Ducey

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President Trump said Arizona is a COVID-19 response model for other states to follow during a meeting with Gov. Doug Ducey at the White House Wednesday. 

Trump, along with Dr. Deborah Birx from the White House Coronavirus Task Force were pleased with Arizona's efforts to encourage face coverings and to close bars and nightclubs. Gov. Ducey noted how it impacted the positivity rate. 

 

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There was no firm date announced for the start of in-classroom schooling in Arizona during Gov. Doug Ducey’s COVID update this afternoon.  But during the press conference, the governor announced additional resources and what he called “flexibility and clarity” for the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey today announced a month-long closure of several businesses before the 4th of July weekend as COVID-19 numbers throughout the state continue to soar.

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By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey may be ready to send kids back into the classroom as soon as this coming week.
But many Arizonans do not share his views.

Scott Bourque/ KJZZ Phoenix

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Saying he needs to act because of "lawlessness,'' Gov. Doug Ducey has imposed an 8 p.m. statewide curfew for one week.

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