Coronavirus Coverage

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (12/8)
669 11 1.6%
Total (8/2)
66,070 1,065 1.6%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated December 8, 2021

UA Poetry Center kicks off Global Vaccine Poem Project

05/10/2021 11:03am

COVID-19 vaccine recipients at the University of Arizona’s POD vaccination site now have the chance to participate in a new global poetry project created by the UA’s Poetry Center. The Global Vaccine Poem project is a collaboration between the UA Poetry Center and Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center. The project hopes to encourage individuals to “share their voices and promote COVID-19 vaccination through the imaginative language of poetry,” according to a UA press release. 

Lights, camera, action: The Loft Cinema reopens to the public

05/09/2021 7:17pm

After being closed for over a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Loft Cinema reopened its doors to the city of Tucson on Friday, May 7. With more Americans vaccinated and positive COVID-19 tests going down, the leaders of The Loft Cinema made the decision they could reopen. Program director Jeff Yanc explained how the reopening process took a lot of patience. 

Global coronavirus cases reach new heights despite declining cases in US

05/04/2021 2:05am

As the U.S. continues to vaccinate its population at extremely efficient rates, cases around the globe are surging, mostly driven by India and South America. India, a country with a population of nearly 1.4 billion, is seeing daily case counts higher than any other country at any point in the pandemic.

Creative adaptation necessary in online classes

08/20/2021 9:08am

Taking classes during the pandemic has not been easy, but we have gotten through it.  For the year in review edition of the Daily Wildcat, the enterprise desk presents eight stories out of the many lived this year that show the variety of experiences people had in online and COVID-19 precautioned classes. In our print edition there are four out of eight stories — with the rest posted online — from a student and a professor each in four University of Arizona colleges/schools: the College of Nursing, the School of Dance and the School of Theatre, Film and Television from the College of Fine Arts and the James E. Rogers College of Law.

Reflecting on the news of the past year

05/03/2021 10:44pm

It has been a crazy year with many events, changes and Zoom university. However, the news reporters at the Daily Wildcat have worked hard to keep you up to date with everything going on statewide, locally and at the University of Arizona. Let’s take a trip down memory lane.

What have we learned about the coronavirus in the past 15 months?

05/11/2021 12:39am

On Jan. 21, 2020, the U.S. reported its first case of the coronavirus in the state of Washington — a man in his 30s became infected. In the past 15 months, the world has gained an immense amount of knowledge about the coronavirus. Let's take a look at the major developments since then.

CDC and FDA lift pause on Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine

04/24/2021 5:51pm

On Tuesday morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a joint statement calling for a pause on the administration of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) coronavirus vaccine. The call came after the two agencies reviewed data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals who received the vaccine.

Arizona is opening back up. Here's how UA students are reacting

04/05/2021 3:07pm

Across Arizona, bars and restaurants do not have to require guests to wear masks and, with that, crowds are becoming more frequent. As quickly as social gatherings are resuming, vaccines are becoming more accessible. Sitting down with several University of Arizona students, some fully vaccinated and others only on their first dose, revealed how news of these updates is being taken.