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Coronavirus cases surpass 12,000 in Apache Junction, Gold Canyon


The Arizona Department of Health Services on Jan. 5 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Apache Junction, east Mesa, Gold Canyon and Queen Valley is 12,008 in ZIP codes 85118, 85119 and 85120. That is an increase of 444 from a week ago.

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.

85118 ZIP code:

  • Cases as of Jan. 5: 2,181

85119 ZIP code:

  • Cases as of Jan. 5: 3,833

85120 ZIP code:

  • Cases as of Jan. 5: 5,994

Common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, breathing trouble, sore throat, muscle pain and loss of taste or smell. Most people develop only mild symptoms. But some people, usually those with other medical complications, develop more severe symptoms, including pneumonia.

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