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UPDATES: Tucson-area coronavirus developments, Dec. 3: What we know
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UPDATES: Tucson-area coronavirus developments, Dec. 3: What we know

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A nurse holds swabs and test tube to test people for COVID-19 at a drive through station set up in the parking lot of the Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich.

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As the spread of coronavirus continues, here are the latest updates from Southern Arizona.

Thursday, Dec. 3

“Brighter days ahead,” says mayor in her first state of the city address

CDC’s new guidelines could be good news for Cats, rest of college hoops

Coronavirus cases in Arizona, mapped by county: Dec. 2

Vaccine shots due in Arizona by month’s end, says state’s health chief

• Tucson folk singer's 'Zoomcerts' almost as good as being there

• Coronavirus cases in Arizona, mapped by county: Sept. 16

Wednesday, Sept. 16

• Pima County Health Department: Coronavirus makes trick-or-treating too scary

• Questions remain as NCAA prepares to set starting date for college basketball season

• UA expert signs off on Pac-12 COVID-19 testing but questions football kickoff before 2021

• TUSD Board candidate: Pandemic highlights changes needed at TUSD

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Tuesday, August 4

Tucson's Border Patrol agents are catching more backpackers hauling meth through the desert. The shift comes amid a years-long decline in marijuana smuggling along Arizona's border with Mexico, as well as recent travel restrictions related to the coronavirus that cut down on the legitimate traffic that allows smugglers to sneak contraband through ports of entry.

• AZ health director: Not all guidance on coronavirus from White House task force followed in state.

Arizona Wildcats wide receiver Jaden Mitchell announced on Twitter on Monday morning that he was one of three UA football players who tested positive for COVID-19.

• From the weekend: At least 1,300 businesses and nonprofits in Pima County received upward of $450 million through the Paycheck Protection Program. Use the Star's database to search all PPP loans issued to Arizona businesses.  Meanwhile, Educators in Tucson decried  Arizona's 'lack of leadership' over school openings during the pandemic  and a public health professor at the University of Arizona says "things are getting better"  about the latest COVID-19 data here.

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