Cochise County is up to 1,311 cases of COVID-19, a 15 percent increase over last week. At the same time, the number of cases statewide rose 14 percent increase.

On Thursday morning, the State of Arizona reported 2,335 new COVID-19 cases and 89 deaths. Cochise County has lost 31 patients; 843 have recovered.

The total number of statewide cases since the start of the pandemic was just shy of 153,000 Thursday with 3,063 deaths. Roughly 1,038,000 people had been tested and 12.5 percent were positive.

As of Wednesday, 2,966 people were in Arizona hospitals as a result of COVID-19 and 851 were in intensive care. The number of patients on ventilators was 617. Exactly one week prior, 3,454 people were in the hospital and 918 of them were in intensive care. The number of COVID-19 patients on ventilators was 657.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control announced just over 63,000 new cases and 1,047 deaths. The nation has documented nearly 3.9 million cases of COVID-19 and 141,677 deaths. As of last week at this time, the CDC had reported more than 3.4 million cases and just shy of 136,000 deaths. 

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