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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has issued a stay at home order effective at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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Congress passed a $2 trillion dollar emergency coronavirus relief bill and President Donald Trump signed it on Friday.

The legislation has bipartisan support but the proof of its effectiveness will play out in the weeks ahead.

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By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey announced a new series of orders, directives and requests Wednesday designed to deal with COVID-19.

Arizona Western College officials announced today that a presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Yuma County has been identified as an AWC student during the Spring 2020 semester.

Since Friday, the Arizona Department of Health Services has reported two deaths from the COVID-19 virus, and confirmed virus cases in the state have risen from 104 Saturday to 234 Monday, including 2 presumptive cases here in Yuma County.  At the same time, hospitals are preparing for an expected surge of patients across Arizona due to the virus.