SAFFORD — Graham County Health Department announced 20 new COVID-19 cases Friday, the greatest number of cases in a single day in more than a week.
Eight of the new cases involve residents of the San Carlos Apache tribe, five each in Safford and Thatcher and two in Pima.
It’s the third time this month there were 10 or more cases in a single day and the most since 22 cases were announced Spt. 29.
Graham County’s total is at 927, with 164 of the cases considered active. There have been 26 deaths.
Greenlee County Health Department also announced two new cases late Thursday evening, the first new cases in Greenlee County since Oct. 1.
That brings Greenlee County’s total to 62, with four of the cases considered active. There have been two deaths.