SAN CARLOS — The San Carlos Apache Tribe reported 20 new positive cases of COVID-19 Tuesday.
That brings the total number of tribal members testing positive to 327 — 303 on the reservation and 24 off — with 212 recovered, 108 active and seven deaths.
Most of the cases — 109 — have been in the Peridot district, while Bylas has had the second most at 67.
Graham County Health Department announced four new positive cases Tuesday — two in Safford and two from the reservation —making the county’s total 316, with 55 recovered, 256 active and five deaths.
Most of Graham County’s cases have been in the young adult demographic, with 126 cases in the 21 to 44 age group. Sixty-six of those testing positive have been 65 and older, 46 have been 20 years old and younger, 45 have been 45 to 54 years old and 33 have been 55 to 64 years old.
Greenlee County hasn’t reported any new cases since July 17, holding at 39 positives, with 12 recovered, 26 active and one death.
Greenlee County will be the site of the next COVID-19 testing blitz, when Gila Health Resources holds free drive-through testing Saturday, July 25, from 7-11 a.m., in Morenci.