187 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Arizona overnight, reaching total of 5,251

187 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Arizona overnight, reaching total of 5,251

From the April's Tucson-area coronavirus coverage: 1,200+ Pima County cases, stay-home order extended series
Coronavirus, COVID 19

A nurse at a drive up COVID-19 coronavirus testing station, set up by the University of Washington Medical Center, holds a bag containing a swab used to take a sample from the nose of a person in their car, Friday, March 13, 2020, in Seattle.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases across Arizona is 5,251 — an increase of 187 cases from the prior day, state health officials reported Tuesday.

The number is up from Monday's count of 5,064, with 21 new reported deaths. There have been 208 known COVID-19-related deaths in the state.

Across Pima County, 963 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed, up 22 cases from 941 confirmed cases reported on Monday. There have been 65 known coronavirus deaths in the county, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.

The Pima County cases include 17 people under 20 years old, 334 people ages 20 to 44 years old, 188 people ages 45 to 54 years old, 134 people ages 55 to 64 years old, and 285 people ages 65 years and older. The ages of five people are unknown.

There have been 55,152 COVID-19 tests in the state as of Monday. About 8 percent statewide are showing positive for COVID-19, the state says.

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