Residents in Douglas felt the 1887 Sonora earthquake with its epicenter 40 miles (64 km) to the south in the Mexican state of Sonora. During this time, the air contains large amounts of water vapor. [2]:629[3] The bill had been working its way through the legislature since January of that year, and was sponsored by state Senators Tenney, Goetze, Porter, Halacy, Garfield, Campbell, Lewis, Gregovich, Giss, Crowley, and Holsclaw. Doug Ducey orders restaurants to reduce capacity to 50 percent as Arizona coronavirus cases reach 112K", "Governor Ducey Extends COVID-19 Eviction Protections; Expands Rental Assistance Access", "Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order To Further Protect Public Health", "2nd Arizonan has tested positive for coronavirus, health officials say", "News Release: Public Health Confirms an Additional Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 in Arizona", "Synopsis of Projections for the COVID-19 pandemic", "Arizona Public Health officials update community transmission level of COVID-19", "More than 50% of Tucson COVID-19 deaths have been in nursing homes", "Data Dashboard: Congregate Settings with Positive COVID-19 Cases", "Native Americans, African Americans more likely to be hospitalized with COVID than whites in State's largest county", "Arizona to reopen St. Luke's Medical Center in Phoenix for coronavirus patients", "No plans to open St. Luke's despite surge in COVID-19 numbers", "News Release: Arizona Department of Health Services Launches the Arizona Surge Line", "COVID-19 patients in Tucson being transferred to Phoenix, out of state", "Valley hospitals ask for 'crisis care' as COVID-19 cases rise", "Health officials backtrack as no 'triage' taking place in hospitals under Arizona's Crisis of Care Plan", "Office of the Governor: Executive Orders", "News Release: Arizona Public Health Officials Confirm First Death Due to COVID-19", "How private hospitals and labs in Arizona will help test more people for the coronavirus", "Biodesign Institute develops new COVID-19 saliva test", "Governor Doug Ducey, Arizona Department of Health Services, and Healthcare partners launch Arizona Testing Blitz", "Department of Health Services announces Testing Blitz expanded an additional two weeks", "Arizona 'Overwhelmed' With Demand for Tests as U.S. System Shows Strain", "Arizona's main COVID lab running behind as demand for tests soars to twice capacity", "Ducey announces efforts to expand COVID-19 testing through lab capacity and new sites", "Is Your State Doing Enough Coronavirus Testing? [102], A November 2011 Public Policy Polling survey found 44% of Arizona voters supported the legalization of same-sex marriage, while 45% opposed it and 12% were not sure.

[37] The state announced that it would be using FEMA's model for COVID-19 predictions, although the department also declined to reveal the results of the model. The earliest Arizona earthquakes were recorded at Fort Yuma, on the California side of the Colorado River. They also settled in the Phoenix Valley (or "Valley of the Sun"), Tempe, Prescott, and other areas. Combs Unified school district in San Tan Valley voted to resume classes in person on August 17, 2020; however, these plans were cancelled after many teachers staged a "sick out"[135][136] A second school district, the Queen Creek Unified school district, also voted to resume classes in person on Monday with some teachers resigning in response. This is the first time a state has activated its crisis care plan. [41] The total number of tests with a specimen collection date of May 17 was 37,032. Another POW camp was near the Gila River in eastern Yuma County. [85] Also on July 2, 2020, adult intensive care bed use first reached a high of 91%. [133], Most school districts in Arizona are beginning the school year online with some exceptions for vulnerable students. The landmark case is Harrison and Austin v. Laveen. Division One is based in Phoenix, consists of sixteen judges, and has jurisdiction in the Western and Northern regions of the state, along with the greater Phoenix area. [12], On March 7, the Arizona Republic reported[13] that a Phoenix-area man in his 20s posted a video on YouTube stating that he had been diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 3 after traveling to Paris. [6], In the two-month period after Governor Ducey abruptly ended Arizona's statewide lockdown on May 15, the seven-day moving average of new COVID-19 cases in Arizona soared, from an average of 377 cases per day to 3,249 cases on July 15. Maricopa County is home to almost 60 percent of the state's population, and most of the state's elected officials live there. He later admitted that this was a mistake, and in 1990 supported the holiday.

Arizona (/ˌærɪˈzoʊnə/ (listen); Navajo: Hoozdo Hahoodzo Navajo pronunciation: [xòːztò xɑ̀xòːtsò]; O'odham: Alĭ ṣonak Uto-Aztecan pronunciation: [ˡaɺi ˡʂonak]) is a state in the southwestern region of the United States. Its capital and largest city is Phoenix. [129][130] On August 6, Ducey as well as Christ from ADHS and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman of the Arizona Department of Education announced the county-level benchmarks that are recommended before in-person learning takes place. During the winter months Arizona has the same time as the rest of the Mountain Time Zone. It is also part of the Western and the Mountain states. [65] Arizona's Apache County has the highest concentration of speakers of Native American Indian languages in the United States.[66]. Major league sports were allowed to reopen without fans and only in leagues adhering to CDC guidelines.