TIMELINE: How COVID-19 has impacted Arizona since the first case was reported

Take a look at how the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted Arizona in this interactive timeline. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Take a look at how the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted Arizona in this interactive timeline. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Take a look at how the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted Arizona in this interactive timeline. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Just over two months ago, Arizona reported its first COVID-19 case. Since then, Gov. Doug Ducey has closed declared a public health emergency, issued a stay-at-home order, closed all schools for the remainder of the school year and more.

See how the coronavirus outbreak has affected Arizona since the first case was reported in late January by clicking through the interactive timeline below.


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Summer Reading Challenge begins June 1 at Chandler Public Library. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Rachelle Kuzyk began her job as the city of Chandler's new library manager May 20. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
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Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center in southeast Chandler and Folley Pool in downtown Chandler will each host two, two-hour public swim blocks. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
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Chandler City Council will take action on the city's tentative 2020-21 budget and the 2021-30 Capital Improvement Program, which takes effect July 1, at a meeting May 28. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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"Vanilla with Sprinkles, 2019," oil on canvas (Courtesy city of Chandler)
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Rachelle Kuzyk began her job as the city of Chandler's new library manager May 20. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
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The Arizona Department of Transportation has announced closures and restrictions for Loop 101 this week. (Damien Hernandez/Community Impact Newspaper)
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