The State of Arizona reported 1,406 new COVID-19 cases Friday morning and 79 deaths.

The total number of COVID-19 cases documented since the start of the pandemic is now 185,053 with 4,081 deaths.

Eight new patients have been added to Cochise County's total. The county has reported 1,573 cases, 52 deaths and 1,267 recoveries.

More than 1.2 million people in Arizona have been tested, including just over 10,000 Thursday, and 12.5 percent have been positive.

Hospital-related numbers are continuing to decline, according to the state.

As of Thursday, 1,772 people were hospitalized statewide, 565 were in ICU and 411 were on ventilators. On Wednesday, 1,879 were in the hospital, 593 were in ICU and 427 were on ventilators.

On a national level, the CDC reported 53,685 new cases and 1,320 deaths Thursday. The total number of cases nationwide is more than 4.8 million with 157,631 deaths.

Please visit https://azdhs.gov for additional state and local COVID-19 information. For national information, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/