Ten New COVID-19 Cases Plus 3 Deaths Total Positives Now 175

Ten New COVID-19 Cases
Plus 3 Deaths
Total Positives Now 175
21 Total Deaths in County

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (May 8, 2020) Late this afternoon, the Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff was notified this afternoon of 10 new COVID-19 positive cases in Mohave County and three COVID-19 related deaths.
All three deaths are in the Kingman service area; all three are linked to another confirmed case, and all three are a previously identified case. They are also in the 86+ age range.

Of the ten new positive cases, six are in the Kingman service area. One of those six is hospitalized, 65+ and is linked to another confirmed case. One is 65+, in isolation, recovering at home and pending review. The final four in Kingman are in the 20-44 year age range, in isolation, recovering at home, and linked to another case.

Of the remaining four positives, three are in the Lake Havasu City area; one of those is in the 20- 44 age range, in isolation, recovering at home, and an interview is pending. The other two of the Havasu area cases are persons in the 65+ age. One is hospitalized and is not linked to another confirmed case and is not travel related. The other is 65+, in isolation, recovering at home and an interview is pending. The final case is in the North County service area (smaller communities.) That person is 45-54 years of age, in isolation, recovering at home, and is linked to a confirmed out-of-state case.

There are now 44 positive confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, including four deaths, 110 in Kingman, with a total of 16 deaths there, 3 cases in “North County,” formerly referred to as “Other”(composed of a number of smaller Mohave County communities,) and 18 in Bullhead City, including one death. There are a total of — 21 deaths in the county from the disease. Total positive cases – 175.

ALSO: The Arizona testing blitz is continuing with two scheduled for the next two weekends. Sonora Quest Laboratories has free COVID-19 testing this Saturday, May 9 from 6am to 11am at the Anderson Auto Group Field House in Bullhead City (3663 Bullhead Parkway.)

The second free testing takes place Saturday, May 16 from 6am to 11am at Lake Havasu City’s Aquatic Center, 100 Park Avenue. Both are on a first come/first served basis. Those wanting to participate should fill out the COVID-19 Test Form online. It is available here: https://www.sonoraquest.com/testingblitz

For more stats about COVID-19 in Mohave County, the state of Arizona, and the country, go here. This site is always being updated. As of this writing, it may not have the latest cases listed above. https://covid-19-mohave.hub.arcgis.com/.

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