COVID-19

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By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- The state's top health official said Arizona may not meet the president's goal of getting 70% of residents vaccinated against the coronavirus by July 4.

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

 

June 9, 2021:

 

Arizona Total Cases:  885,042 Deaths: 17,715

 

Yuma County Total Cases: 37,266 Deaths: 843

 

La Paz County Total Cases: 2,479 Deaths: 80

 

NUMBER OF VACCINES ADMINSTERED BELOW

 

Arizona: 6,077,730

 

Yuma County: 173,578

 

La Paz County: 16,416


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By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- With the number of vaccine doses being administered dropping, state health officials are finally agreeing to let doctors start immunizing their patients against COVID-19.

As the first full academic year within the pandemic comes to an end for teachers and students we speak with Gina Thompson, Superintendent of Yuma Union High School District. We’ll talk about lessons of resilience and citizenship, upcoming graduation ceremonies, and what looks to be an ambitious summer school schedule and hiring season.  

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Yuma County is now days into its push to increase the number of people receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. 

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