Coronavirus cases drop slightly in Queen Creek area


The Arizona Department of Health Services on May 12 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Queen Creek and San Tan Valley at 17,946 in ZIP codes 85140, 85142 and 85143. That is an increase of 179 cases from one week ago.

Last week, cases stood at 17,767, an increase of 187 from the week before.

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.

85140 ZIP code:

  • Cases as of May 12: 4,808

85142 ZIP code:

  • Cases as of May 12: 8,678

85143 ZIP code:

  • Cases as of May 12: 4,460

For most people, the new coronavirus can lead to COVID-19 that can have mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. But for some — especially older adults and people with existing health problems — it can cause a more severe illness and even death.

To see full numbers across the state, click here.