New COVID-19 numbers released: 51 confrimed cases now in Cochise County

Officials at the Cochise County Health Department revealed Wednesday morning there are now 51 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Cochise County, with 17 of those reportedly being in the Douglas area.

Across the state, 14,566 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, resulting in 704 deaths.

In Cochise County, 11 cases are active, 40 have been released from isolation.

This past Saturday, Chiricahua Community Health Centers Inc. (CCHCI) hosted a blitz testing in Douglas.

County officials are reporting 512 people were tested in Douglas and 490 results were negative. The remaining results are still pending. There have been no deaths to date. A total of 2,346 tests have been conducted in the county. 

Another testing blitz is taking place in Willcox today. Those results are expected next week.

According to data on the county website 30 women and 21 men in Cochise County have tested positive for the Coronavirus.

Twenty-two of the cases have been contracted by people in the 20-44 age group; followed by 10 in those 65 and older, and in the 55-64 years of age group.

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