Almost half of November’s new cases in the 20-44 age range

- David Bell Photo/Gila Valley Central

SAFFORD — There were 16 new cases of coronavirus in the Gila Valley Tuesday.

Graham County Health Department reported nine of the new cases were in Safford, five in Thatcher and two in Pima.

There have been 474 new cases in Graham County so far in November, with 174 in Safford, 145 on the Can Carlos Apache Reservation, 93 in Thatcher and 35 in Pima.

Of the cases so far this month, 205 have been in the 20-44 age group, 106 in those younger than 20, 55 in those 65 and older, 54 in those 45-54, and 51 in those 55-64.

The total number of cases seen in Graham County is now at 1,720, with 704 considered active and 32 deaths.

Greenlee County Health Department reported four new cases Monday evening, bringing the total number of new cases in November thus far to 35.

Greenlee County’s total is now at 138, with 45 cases considered active and two deaths.