topic_interest is exactly Pima County
Arizona governor says schools can't force unvaccinated students to quarantine if they're exposed to Covid-19This CNN article discusses a recent letter sent out by Gov. Doug Ducey's education adviser, that said requiring unvaccinated students to quarantine after a COVID exposure is against state law because Arizona does not require students to be vaccinated or wear face masks. I am from NYS and this is drastically different than what Gov. Andrew Cuomo is requiring and/or recommending for students in public schools and state universities. It is bizarre how different states and governors are handling the COVID and vaccination situation.
2021-04-06These screenshots show COVID-19 data from the Arizona Department of Health Services for each of Arizona's 15 counties and their cumulative state-wide total. The counties' respective case rate and death rate data are expressed as a percentage of their population and further demonstrate the dichotomies between pandemic experience by residential locale: Arizona statewide: 11.77% population infection rate (0.236% population fatality rate) Greenlee County: 5.47% (0.096%) Yavapai County: 7.91% (0.210%) Cochise County: 8.92% (0.214%) Mohave County: 10.26% (0.318%) Pima County: 10.84% (0.226%) Pinal County: 10.93% (0.188%) La Paz County: 11.08% (0.353%) Coconino County: 11.69% (0.221%) Gila County: 11.92% (0.402%) Maricopa County: 12.06% (0.222%) Graham County: 13.95% (0.200%) Navajo County: 13.96% (0.462%) Santa Cruz County: 14.77% (0.325%) Apache County: 15.60% (0.586%) Yuma County: 16.01% (0.357%)
2021-03-30This article from the Associated Press relays the arguments Pima County officials have made in keeping mask mandates in place despite recent orders from Governor Doug Ducey on 25-March-2021 that prohibit new mask requirements and phase out current restrictions previously issued by local governments across Arizona.