Death toll from COVID-19 in Arizona tops 4,000

Published 12:58 pm CDT, Thursday, August 6, 2020

PHOENIX (AP) — The number of known coronavirus-related deaths in Arizona has now surpassed 4,000, health officials said Thursday.

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported another 1,444 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 70 more deaths. This brings the total number of cases since the pandemic began to 183,647 and the death toll to 4,002.

Some of the fatalities were...