Graham, Greenlee show no growth in coronavirus positives

SAFFORD – Both Graham and Greenlee counties continue to show no growth in the number of positive COVID-19 cases, remaining the counties with the lowest number of cases in the state.

According to data released by Graham County Monday afternoon, there remains just two positive cases in the county since the beginning of the pandemic, both of which have fully recovered. Both cases took place in Pima.

The same scenario is taking place in Greenlee County, with just two positive cases that have both fully recovered. Those cases took place in Morenci.

While the number of positive cases remain extremely low, so, too, are the testing numbers.

Graham has tested a total of 180 people since the start of the pandemic (nine test results are still pending), which is four-tenths of 1 percent of the county’s 38,837 population.

Meanwhile Greenlee has tested 71 people thus far, which is seven-tenths of 1 percent of the county’s  9,483 population.