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UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (7/15)
57 3 5.3%
Total (8/4)
274,434 4,382 1.6%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated July 15, 2021

OPINION: Close everything

Coronavirus isn't the flu. It's a whole different beast. It has been almost two months since the first confirmed coronavirus case in the United States was announced on Jan. 21 in the state of Washington. Read more

OPINION: Please, please, please stay inside

03/25/2020 3:33pm

Your grandfather is sick. Coughing, fever, aching. You finally decide to take him to the hospital. He cannot be treated. A young mother is there as well, and the hospital workers had to make a decision because there is a shortage of ventilators. He will suffer without medical help; he will die. 

Round one: Cracking some common myths about COVID-19

08/20/2020 2:24pm

As of March 16, there have been over 4,400 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the United States, according to The New York Times. Here are ten different myths and facts about COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, the novel strain of coronavirus.

Online classes: a protective measure to flatten the curve

03/15/2020 9:11pm

In a time where the world seems to be falling apart, it is normal to wonder what all of these protective measures are for. Three words best capture the reason why the nation seems to be going through such extensive measures — flattening the curve. But what exactly is this curve and why is a flattened curve so important for proper protection against the novel coronavirus?

Coronavirus: A sports timeline

03/13/2020 12:35pm

The Pac-12 Conference, like many other conferences around the country, have cancelled their tournaments due to the huge rise of coronavirus. 

OPINION: The irony virus

03/03/2020 11:39am

If you aren’t living under a rock, you understand the serious implications of a global pandemic. My generation, however, is taking it a little differently.