COVID-19

271 coronavirus cases reported in a week in Mesa

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The Arizona Department of Health Services on Sept. 21 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Mesa is 185,038 in ZIP codes 85201-85210, 85212, 85213 and 85215.

That is an increase of 271 from one week ago, when cases stood at 184,767.

More than 90% of cases were mapped to the address of the patient’s residence. If the patient’s address was unknown the case was mapped to the address of the provider followed by the address of the reporting facility, according to the ADHS.

Common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, breathing trouble, sore throat, muscle pain and loss of taste or smell. Most people develop only mild symptoms. But some people, usually those with other medical complications, develop more severe symptoms, including pneumonia.

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers FDA-authorized COVID-19 diagnostic tests. Go to medicare.gov/coverage/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-diagnostic-tests.

To see full numbers across the state, click here.

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