City estimates 471 new weekly COVID-19 cases in Scottsdale


Scottsdale is experiencing a third straight week of COVID-19 increases, city officials say.

According to the Maricopa County Schools Dashboard, Scottsdale case rates increased to 181 per 100,000 residents the week of July 18.

Scottsdale is designated as high transmission because there are more than 100 cases per 100,000 residents.

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According to the city of Scottsdale, they say 181 cases per 100,000 residents is about 471 new cases within the population of Scottsdale over a seven-day period.

“This is the highest case rate since Jan. 31,” the city’s emailed updated stated.

Based on Maricopa County’s Vaccine Dashboard, vaccination rates continue to rise slightly. It shows 64.7% of Scottsdale residents have received at least one dose, while 59.2% of Scottsdale residents have been fully vaccinated.