A 45-year-old immigrant from Guatemala detained at the La Palma Correctional Center in Eloy has tested positive for COVID-19, marking the first coronavirus case confirmed in an Arizona immigration detention center, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Congress is gearing up for additional COVID-19 response legislation that aims to build on the first three massive relief packages.
Arizona State University said it is ready to help state efforts to mitigate the viral spread of COVID-19 by conducting 400 tests a day and producing thousands of coronavirus test kits using automation and robots.
Our personal inconvenience or temporary hardship actually contributes to the common welfare. We know how to revive an economy, but not a lost human life. The images of New York’s hospitals are harrowing, and they predict our future.
Local law enforcement has the authority under state law to enforce Gov. Doug Ducey’s “enhanced physical distancing” order to combat the spread of COVID-19 that went into effect at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich wrote in a legal opinion.
The legislature is unlikely to reconvene on April 13, the target date it set when it put the 2020 session on hiatus in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, a top Republican said Tuesday.
The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to make the census count even more difficult than usual, which could exacerbate the inequitable distribution of resources in Arizona and other states
The Arizona Department of Health Services doesn’t know how many Arizonans have been hospitalized for COVID-19, despite a mandate from the governor requiring all hospitals to report such information.
Gov. Doug Ducey has issued an executive order implementing “enhanced physical distancing” to slow the spread of COVID-19, rejecting the stricter and more expansive stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders that other states have used.