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Coronavirus cases rise again in Queen Creek area

Total cases passes 30,000

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The Arizona Department of Health Services on Nov. 24 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Queen Creek and San Tan Valley at 30,052 in ZIP codes 85140, 85142 and 85143.

That is an increase of 817 new cases from one week ago.

Last week, cases stood at 29,235, an increase of 745 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 Nov. 24: 8,380

85142 ZIP code:

  • Cases as of Nov. 24: 14,034

85143 ZIP code:

  • Cases as of Nov. 24: 7,638

Due to technical difficulties from the Arizona Department of Health, the number of vaccinated people in all three ZIP codes is not available this week.

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.

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