COVID-19

Litchfield Park sees jump to more than 100 COVID cases in past week

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The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 101 new COVID cases in Litchfield Park this week, bringing the total number of cases to 4,317.  

Last week, about 70 new cases were reported in Litchfield Park area code 85340 between July 23, and July 30, according to ADHS data.

The ZIP code includes the city of Litchfield Park and unincorporated Maricopa County. The state does not separate cases by incorporated and unincorporated areas.

Over 90% of cases were mapped to the address of the patient's residence.

Litchfield Park cases by day

Cases as of July 30: 4,216

Cases as of July 31: n/a

Cases as of August 1: 4,245

Cases as of August 2: 4,261

Cases as of August 3: 4,276

Cases as of August 4: 4,288

Cases as of August 5: 4,303

Cases as of August 6: 4,317

READ: Last week’s case numbers

Vaccinations

Each week, the county updates the number of residents vaccinated, and the percentage of residents vaccinated by ZIP code at maricopa.gov/5671/Public-Vaccine-Data.

In Litchfield Park, about 62.5% of the eligible population have received their first dose and 56.5% have received their second or final dose, slightly higher than last week’s vaccination numbers.

As of Wednesday, Maricopa County had administered over 4 million vaccines, according to ADHS.

About 51%, or 1,941,574 doses was the second dose of a two-series vaccine, or a dose of a single-shot vaccine (Janssen). The status of 1%, or 41,706 administered doses, was unknown

For county vaccine updates or to find an appointment, click here.

State and county-wide numbers

While Arizona COVID-19 death rates have hovered around 2% since late May, the rate of positive tests have been risen dramatically in the last month, from 5.25% on July 3 to 15.18% on Aug. 3, according to Mayo Clinic data.

Maricopa County has seen 589,851 total cases since the start of the pandemic, an increase of 9,159 cases since last Friday. 

Fifty people have died in that same period, bringing the total to 10,496 countywide COVID-19 fatalities since pandemic began, according to ADHS data.

Percent positivity is at 16%, which county health officials consider “high transmission.” Last Friday, July 30, percent positivity was 14%, and the Friday before, transmission was 12%.

Data collected by the county as of Aug. 5 show 224 positive cases per 100,000. Last Friday, July 30, ADHS reported 159 cases per 100,000 and the Friday before, 114 positive cases per 100,000 were reported.

Madeline Ackley can be reached at mackley@iniusa.org and can be found on Twitter @Mkayackley.

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