The state had 112,671 COVID-19 cases—an increase of 4,057 from the previous day—and 75 newly reported deaths, bringing the number of statewide virus-related deaths to 2,058 on July 9, according to data from the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Of 8,422 polymerase chain reaction, known as PCR, tests in Maricopa County reported on July 9, 32.33%, or 2,723 tests, came back positive for coronavirus. The PCR test determines an active case of COVID-19, the other kind of testing data the state tracks is related to serology—or antibody—tests, which determines if a person has been infected in the past with the virus. The county also reported 47 new deaths July 9, bringing the county's death toll to 969, according to data from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.
Of the county's 969 known deaths, 506 are tied to long-term care facilities, making up 52.22% of the county's total COVID-19-related deaths.
The state and county also track hospitalization data. In Maricopa County, 4% of the county's total cases resulted in hospitalization as of July 8. The county tracks intensive care unit, or ICU, data separately. One percent of the county's total cases have resulted in admittance to the ICU. Statewide, as of July 8, ADHS reported 5% of the state's cases have resulted in hospitalization—5,526 cases across the state.
According to data from the state, of the completed and reported Maricopa County COVID-19 PCR tests, 15.1% of them have yielded a positive result.
Statewide, there have been 652,418 PCR tests completed. Of the total PCR tests across the state, 13.9% have yielded a positive result.