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ADHS: Peoria area ZIP codes have 34,045 COVID-19 cases, 27%  increase since June

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Arizona Department of Health Services reported 3,013 new coronavirus cases and 69 new deaths Friday, for a total of 1,075,876 cases and 19,727 deaths.

In the Peoria area, cases are at 34,045 compared with 33,651 this time a week ago, a difference of 394, according to Arizona Department of Health Services.

This is an increase of about 27% since the beginning of June, and 36% since the beginning of April.

Over 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

Embry Health offers free COVID-19 testing at Pioneer Community Park, 8755 N. 83rd Ave., and the Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N. 83rd Ave.,
open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Patients must pre-register online at https://embryhealth.com/locations before getting tested.

To find out more about Embry Health and testing services, visit the website or call 480-376-2170.

The coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms such as fever and cough for most people. The vast majority of people who are diagnosed with COVID-19 recover.

But for some — especially older adults and people with existing health problems — it can cause more severe illness including pneumonia, and death.

Here is the breakdown of COVID-19 cases for ZIP codes that include Peoria and some surrounding areas, according to ADHS:

Sept. 24

85342: n/a
85345: 10,217
85373: 2,053
85380: n/a
85381: 3,927
85382: 5,831
85383: 9,682
85385: n/a
85387: 2,335

Sept. 18

85342: n/a
85345: 10,094
85373: 2,035
85380: n/a
85381: 3,883
85382: 5,765
85383: 9,580
85385: n/a
85387: 2,294

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