Rate of new COVID-19 cases continues to increase in Graham County

- David Bell Graph/Gila Valley Central

SAFFORD — There are 13 new cases of coronavirus in Graham County.

Graham County Health Department reported Wednesday that four of the cases are in Safford, four in Thatcher, three on the San Carlos Apache Reservation and two in Pima.

There have been 74 new cases of COVID-19 through the first four days of November, more than double the number of cases through the first four days of any other month during the pandemic.

Graham County’s total is 1,320, with 428 cases considered active and 31 deaths. Graham County’s infection rate is 18.2 percent.

There were no new cases in Greenlee County.

Greenlee County Health Department reports the county’s total is at 106, with 44 active and two deaths. Greenlee County’s infection rate is 9.5 percent.