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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the virus causes COVID-19.

Cochise County's official tally of coronavirus cases increased to 51 Wednesday, data from the county's website shows.

Across the state, 14,897 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, resulting in 747 deaths, data from the county health department website shows. That's an increase of 43 deaths and more than 300 new cases from the previous day's data. The number of those recovered in Arizona is not available on the state's website.

In the county, 11 cases are still active, and no deaths have been recorded.

The number of people tested in the county is now 2,387, data shows. The state health department numbers appeared to lag behind the county's as of Wednesday, with the state still reporting 46 confirmed cases.

In the county, 30 women have tested positive, and 21 men. More than half of the cases have been contracted by people under 55 years of age, data shows. Eight people have been hospitalized, with three requiring treatment in an ICU, an increase of one over previous data.

Case location in the state by zip code can be found here.

For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death. The vast majority of people recover.

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