More than two-dozen new coronavirus cases in Graham County

SAFFORD — After five days of new cases in single digits, Graham County experienced a significant increase in positive COVID-19 test results.

Graham County Health Department reported 27 new cases Thursday evening. That brings Graham County’s total to 651, with 313 active cases, 289 recovered and 22 deaths.

The were nine new cases on the San Carlos Apache reservation Thursday. That brings the tribe’s total number of cases to 701, with 110 active cases, 582 recovered and 11 deaths.

It’s now been two full weeks without a new positive coronavirus case in Greenlee County.

The Greenlee County Health Department reports the county’s total is holding at 58, with seven active cases, 49 recovered and two deaths.