Arizona weekly COVID-19 replace provides 3,402 instances, 44 deaths

ByLouise McGinnis

Oct 9, 2022
A sign for a COVID-19 vaccine clinic sits outside Promise Arizona's office in Phoenix on Jan. 26, 2022.

Reported COVID-19 instances in Arizona final week dropped once more from the week previous to mark the bottom report since April, in accordance to the state’s newest weekly replace.

Well being officers on Wednesday added 3,402 new COVID-19 instances and 44 new identified deaths over the weeklong interval ending Sept. 24. Latest weeks have seen comparatively decrease reported case counts.

Case counts are far under the winter, state knowledge reveals. Case numbers in latest months doubtless aren’t exhibiting the complete image of infections as many extra individuals have used at-home take a look at kits and should not report constructive outcomes to their docs or county well being departments.

Some epidemiologists are predicting one other wave of infections this fall and winter.

New Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna booster formulations of the COVID-19 vaccine that particularly goal omicron subvariants had been granted emergency use authorization by the U.S. Meals and Drug Administration on the finish of August. The Moderna model is for anybody age 18 and older, whereas the Pfizer model is for people 12 years and older.