Santa Cruz County is hosting a COVID-19 testing blitz in Nogales, Rio Rico, and Patagonia this weekend and the next to increase its testing capability, according to the county health director.
More than 12 percent of the one million Arizonans who have been tested for the coronavirus have tested positive for the disease.
While people nationwide complain about waiting hours to be seen, getting a test can be even harder in America’s poorer, Hispanic and Black neighborhoods.
Nearly 120,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 and case counts are surging in several states, including Texas and Florida, both of which recorded more than 4,000 new cases on Saturday, setting new single-day records.
A Los Angeles man whose wife died of coronavirus is now in quarantine with symptoms. He still cannot get a test.