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Frontline health care workers urge public to wear a mask
Health care workers are exhausted and discouraged by public behavior, says one Tucson doctor.
Arizona among states at greatest risk level for COVID-19
State's infection rate is now the world's highest, according to data by the Harvard Global Health Institute.
Pima County was close to, but still under, ICU bed capacity through much of the week
Only a few dozen ICU beds were available in the county, which saw around 300 ICU beds in use throughout the week.
Slots for free Pima County COVID-19 testing rapidly filling up
The lab expects to conduct 1,000 tests per day.
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'We are nowhere near having this under control,' UA epidemiologist says
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Pima County moves to 'dramatically' expand contact tracing
The county signed with a health care contractor to ramp up its efforts.
Pima County health officials outline holiday weekend precautions
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Pima County hospitals near capacity
The county reports more than 90% of ICU beds are in use.
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Community blood drive offers COVID-19 antibody test
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With random calls, Sonora hopes to rout out COVID-19 cases
Residents of Sonora will start getting calls from the government seeking health information.
UA President Robbins says if he had to reopen the university today, he wouldn't
The surge of COVID-19 cases is concerning University of Arizona officials.
Gov. Ducey implores Arizonans to be safer, stay home, but doesn't require it
The governor acknowledged the spread and impact of COVID-19 will worsen, but only gave recommendations for safe practices.
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