Number of Positive COVID-19 cases in Graham County reduced by two

SAFFORD — It was good news of a sort Friday regarding the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Graham County.

According to Brian Douglas, Graham County Health director, the number of positive cases in the county was downgraded from 20 to 18. He said the state Department of Health Services reconciled two of the cases.

“One to another county with dual residences, and another due to an epidemiological change in positive criteria,” he said in a text to Gila Valley Central.

The county has tested 337 people thus far, with 314 coming back as negative. There are five test results still pending.