Pinal County announces 6 further COVID-19 cases

Total number of cases in the county now stands at 22

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Pinal County Public Health Department can confirm six further cases of COVID-19 in Pinal County. They are:

  • A female in her 20s
  • A male in his 30s
  • A female in her 40s
  • A male in his 40s
  • A male in his 50s
  • A female in her 70s

All six cases, not related to each other or any previous cases, are in isolation at home and recovering. County health department staff are investigating all cases to identify close contacts, according to a release.

Pinal County's total cases of COVID-19 now stand at 22, with only one case, a female in her 80s, hospitalized.

Pinal County Public Health Department want to remind the community at every opportunity to follow some basic safety guidelines in order to stay healthy and limit the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Use hand sanitizer (with at least 60% alcohol) when soap and water are not available
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Make sure you and the people around you cover your mouth and nose with a disposable tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose the tissue in the trash. If you don’t have a tissue available, cough or sneeze into your bent elbow
  • Maintain at least six (6) feet distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing
  • Stay home when you are sick

For the latest information about COVID-19, its symptoms, and advice on ways to prevent infection, go to azdhs.gov/preparedness/epidemiology-disease-control/infectious-disease-epidemiology/index.php#novel-coronavirus-home or pinalcountyaz.gov/publichealth/Pages/NovelCoronavirus.aspx

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