Summit Medicine and Pediatrics is tracking the spread of COVID-19 in Arizona. The rate of rise of confirmed cases in Arizona is stable at EXTREMELY HIGH and risk for community spread in Arizona is upgraded to EXTREMELY HIGH (WIDESPREAD).


On 11 March 2020, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) declared a State of Emergency: Office of the Governor: Doug Ducey

“There is no greater priority than the health and safety of Arizonans, and today’s efforts are a proactive approach to ensure the state has all the tools necessary to address the global spread of COVID-19. While our state is not currently facing the number of cases we’ve seen in some other states, we are anticipating additional positive cases — and we’re not taking any chances. Arizonans should not panic — our approach will be calm and steady. This Emergency Declaration and Executive Order continue our effort to protect public health and save lives.” — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R)


SUMMARY: (based upon data from Johns Hopkins University & Medicine)

  • AZ COVID-19 Cases: 772
    • Increased from 102 cases last week
    • Increased by 615% from last week; by a daily average 88% from last week
    • Decreased rate of rise of cases at 55% from last week
    • Stable daily doubling rate of cases at <1.
  • AZ COVID-19 Deaths: 11
    • Increased from 1 death last week
    • Increased by 1,000% from last week; by a daily average of 143% from last week
    • Decreased rate of rise of deaths at 55% from last week
    • Stable daily doubling rate of deaths at <1.

To date, the Johns Hopkins University & Medicine reports that there have been 772 confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the State of Arizona (up from 108 confirmed cases last week). This is a 615% increase in weekly confirmed cases, or a 88% average daily rise in confirmed cases over the last week. This represents a lower rate of rise by ~50% in comparison to the previous week, and a daily doubling rate of <1. In comparison, there have been 116,505 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States (up from 24,148 confirmed cases 1 week ago). This is a 382% increase in weekly confirmed cases, or a 55%  average daily rise in confirmed cases over the last week, a lower rate of rise by ~40%.

This data suggests that the rate of rise of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Arizona EXCEEDS the national average and is trending upward.

There have been 11 recorded deaths in the State of Arizona due to COVID-19 (up from 1 death last week). This is a 1,000% increase in confirmed deaths, or a 143% average daily rise in confirmed deaths over the last week. This represents a higher rate of rise by 900% in comparison to the previous weekIn comparison, there have been 1,925 deaths due to COVID-19 in the United States (up from 285 deaths one week ago). This is a 575% increase in deaths, or a 82% average daily rise in deaths over the last week, a higher rate of rise by ~12%.

This data suggests that the rate of rise of deaths due to COVID-19 in Arizona EXCEEDS the national average and is trending upward.

From the Johns Hopkins University & Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center :

Today: Saturday, 28 March 2020:

Last Week: Saturday, 21 March 2020:

Two Weeks Ago: Saturday, 14 March 2020

To date, the Arizona Department of Health reports that there have been 773 confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the State of Arizona (up from 104 confirmed cases last week). This is a 643% increase in weekly confirmed cases, or a 92% average daily rise in confirmed cases over the last week, a lower rate of rise by ~20% in comparison to the previous week.

This data suggests that the rate of rise of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Arizona EXCEEDS the national average and is trending downward.

There have been 15 recorded deaths in the State of Arizona due to COVID-19 (up from 1 death last week). This is a 1,400% increase in confirmed deaths, or a 200% average daily rise in confirmed deaths over the last week, a higher rate of rise by ~50%.

This data suggests that the rate of rise of deaths due to COVID-19 in Arizona EXCEEDS the national average and is trending upward.

From the Arizona Department of Health :

Today: Saturday, 28 March 2020:

Last Week: Saturday, 21 March 2020:

Two Weeks Ago: Saturday, 14 March 2020

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