COVID-19

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By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- The state's top health official is quitting. 

 
Cara Christ is leaving as director of the Department of Health Services to become chief medical officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. Her last day will be Aug. 27. 

ELISE AMENDOLA / AP

THIS POST WILL BE UPDATED WEEKLY WITH THE CURRENT COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR YUMA AND LA PAZ COUNTY

Last update: July 28, 2021

NUMBER OF VACCINES ADMINSTERED:

Arizona: 6,771,703

 

Yuma County: 197,986

 

La Paz County: 17,186

 

COVID CASES AND DEATHS: 

 

Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey is doubling down on his refusal to reimpose mitigation measures to help slow the increasing spread of COVID-19. 

 

Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- The state's top health official said Tuesday that schools should be able to quarantine unvaccinated students and keep them out of class in at least some cases where they have been exposed to COVID-19. 

 

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By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- Two school districts are telling the governor that he's legally off base in demanding they scrap their quarantine policies. 

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