Phoenix’s NBC News affiliate reports:
Coronavirus cases in Arizona continue to skyrocket, and the state set another new record for daily cases on Wednesday with 4,878 new cases reported.
The state also reported a new high of 88 deaths on Wednesday. According to the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), the state has reported a total of 84,092 cases and 1,720 deaths.
The previous single-day high was set on June 24, when Arizona registered 4,682 cases and 79 deaths. ICU bed usage reached a high of 89 percent according to the most recent state data, with 187 available beds.
This virus is widespread and we must take it seriously. Containing the spread will not be easy, but it can be done and we can protect our family and loved ones if we all do our part.
And remember: you are safer at home. https://t.co/KT8oq5qZSO
— Doug Ducey (@dougducey) July 1, 2020