COVID-19 Daily Update - June 21, 2020

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June 21, 2020



 June 21, 2020


Throughout the COVID-19 public health crisis, the team at Goodman Schwartz Public Affairs has been communicating, in real time, with our clients on all major announcements and circumstances impacting their specific sectors.  We will, of course, continue to rapidly provide such industry specific information, as such circumstances warrant.

As an additional resource for our clients and interested parties, this Arizona COVID-19 Daily Update is intended to provide a broader perspective on the COVID-19 response in Arizona.

Arizona Numbers  UPDATED DAILY

Number of Cases: 52,390 - as compared to 49,798 (6/20)

Tracking of the Daily Increase in New Positive Arizona COVID-19 Cases  NEW FEATURE

6/21 - 2,592 
6/20 - 3,109
6/19 - 3,246
6/18 - 2,519
6/17 - 1,830
6/16 - 2,392

Number of Deaths: 1,339 - as compared to 1,338 (6/20)

Number of Tests: 566,937 - as compared to 549,274 (6/20)

Arizona Department of Health Services - Coronavirus Home

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code

Governor and Government Agency News Release

Municipal Government Face Coverings Declarations - League of Arizona Cities and Towns  ONGOING

Political Potpourri  UPDATED DAILY
Andrew Hamm: On Father's Day, Let Me Tell the Truth. The COVID-19 Lockdown Didn't Make Me A Better Dad - NBC News
Why You Can’t Just Vote on Your Phone During the Pandemic - The New Yorker

Coronavirus Placing High Stress on New, Expecting Moms And Raising Risks for Mental Health Issues - The Washington Post
Have Apple And Google Suddenly Uploaded A COVID-19 Tracking App to Your Phone? The Facts Behind the Furor - Forbes
The Latest Pandemic Shortage: Coins - National Public Radio

Arizona News Stories  UPDATED DAILY
When it Comes to COVID-19, It's Too Bad We All Aren't Treated Like Elite Athletes - The Arizona Republic
Man Dies From COVID-19 After Outbreak At Ups Facility, Union Says - Arizona Daily Star 
Unseen Folks In The Hallway': Support Staff At Flagstaff Medical Center An Essential Piece - Arizona Daily Sun

National News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

Florida, Texas, Arizona COVID-19 Surges Aren't Due to Tests - Time

Face Mask Debates: Here's What We Know About the Science - National Public Radio

‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents - New York Times

Nursing Homes Struggle to Fill Shifts When Unemployment Checks Exceed Paychecks - National Public Radio

Gavin Newsom Signs Bill to Mail Ballot to Every California Voter for November Election - Washington Times

N.Y.C. Hired 3,000 Workers for Contact Tracing. It’s Not Going Well - New York Times

Volunteer Sleuths Track Down Hawaii's Quarantine Scofflaws - Associated Press

DHS Secretary Says U.S. is 'Doing A Great Job' At Reopening Despite Coronavirus Spikes - NBC News

Navarro Says Coronavirus 'Was A Product of the Chinese Communist Party’ - TheHill

Gottlieb: Coronavirus Outbreaks in Southern, Sun Belt States Could 'Mount Very Quickly As We Saw in New York’ - TheHill 

Kids May Be Less Likely to Catch Coronavirus - National Public Radio

December Deaths of California Kids Could Be Linked to Coronavirus - Los Angeles Times

As New York Reaches a Coronavirus Landmark, Parts of Red America Are Facing a Potential Disaster - The New Yorker

Pandemic Becomes a Patchwork of Small Successes And Setbacks - Associated Press 

Rise in Coronavirus Cases Brings New Concerns in Alabama - Associated Press  

Trump Urges Slowdown in COVID-19 Testing, Calling it a 'Double-Edge Sword' - Reuters

Trump Trade Adviser: Rally Comment on Reducing Covid Testing Was Just A Joke - POLITICO

US Coronavirus: More Young People Across the South Are Testing Positive for Coronavirus, Officials Warn - CNN

Summer Camp During Coronavirus Will Look a Little Different - The Washington Post

International News Stories  UPDATED DAILY 

Monsoon Season is Coming And Mumbai's Slums Are Not Prepared - National Public Radio

Coronavirus Dampens Stonehenge Solstice Celebrations - Associated Press

China Suspends Tyson Foods Poultry Imports From Arkansas Facility Following Outbreak - Forbes

Coronavirus Resurgence Continues in South Korea - Associated Press

Spain Reopens its Borders As State of Emergency Comes to An End - Reuters

Germany Struggles to Impose Local Lockdowns As Coronavirus Infections Spike - Reuters

Francis Praises Healthcare Workers in First Public Audience in Months - United Press International 

Pope Says Coronavirus Should Spark New Environmental Awareness - Reuters

Brazil Hits 1 Million Coronavirus Cases - United Press International 

Arizona  Department of Health Service Guidance 

Requirements for Business  

Guidance for Organized Youth Activities 

Guidance for Casinos

Guidance for Theaters

Guidance for Shopping Malls 

Guidance for Places of Worship

Guidance for Spas, Massage Therapists and Personal Services

Guidance for Retail

Guidance for Pools

Guidance for Gyms and Fitness Providers

Guidance for Restaurants Providing Dine-In Services

Guidance for Barbers and Cosmetologists

Arizona Department of Education Guidance 

Roadmap for Reopening Schools

Considerations for Leaders in Reopening Schools

Considerations for Teachers in Reopening Schools

Considerations for Students in Reopening Schools

Considerations for Families in Reopening Schools


The COVID Tracking Project  

COVID-19 - Receiving IRS Economic Impact Payments - Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 

COVID-19 State Action Center - National Academy for State Health Policy 

COVID-19 Screening Tool - Apple and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

COVID-19 Stimulus Bill:  What It Means For States - National Conference of State Legislatures  

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act:  Summary of Key Health Provisions - Kaiser Family Foundation  

Roadmap to Pandemic Resilience:  Massive Scale Testing, Tracing, and Supported Isolation (TTSI) as the Path to Pandemic Resilience for a Free Society - Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University

Gubernatorial Executive Orders Issued to Date

Containing the Spread of COVID-19, Continuing Arizona Mitigation Efforts - June 17, 2020 

Ensuring Statewide Access to Care for COVID-19 Arizona Surge Line - May 28, 2020 

Assisting Arizona Families with Child Care - May 28, 2020  

Stay Healthy, Return Smarter, Return Stronger – May 12, 2020 

Reporting By Nursing Care Institutions, Residential Care Institutions, ICF-IIDs And DD Medical Group Homes To Residents And Families Regarding COVID-19 – May 4, 2020  

Building On COVID-19 Success - Resuming Additional  Business Operations for Barbers, Cosmetologists and Dine-in Restaurants – May 4, 2020  

Return Stronger — Amending the Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected Order – April 29, 2020  

Requesting Exemption From Executive Order 2020-10 Elective Surgeries – April 22, 2020 

Expanding Food Options for Commercial Vehicle Drivers - April 15, 2020

Enhanced Surveillance Advisory - April 14, 2020

Increased Telemedicine Access for Workers’ Compensation - April 14, 2020

On the Job Training for Assisted Living Facility Caregivers - April 14, 2020

The “Good Samaritan Order” Protecting Frontline Healthcare Workers Responding to the COVID-19 Outbreak - April 9, 2020

Remote Online Notarization - April 8, 2020

Flexible Food Item &. Sale of Goods at Restaurants - April 8, 2020

Requirements for Individuals Traveling to Arizona - April 8, 2020

Enhanced Surveillance Advisory - April 8, 2020

Protection of Vulnerable Residents at Nursing Care Institutions, Residential Care Institutions, ICF-IIDs and DD Medical Group Homes from COVID-19 - April 8, 2020

Prohibiting Small Business Evictions - April 7, 2020

Expanding Access to Pharmacies - April 2, 2020

Telemedicine for Pets and Animals - April 1, 2020

Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected - March 30, 2020

Continuity of Work - March 26, 2020

Increasing Hospital Capacity for COVID-19 Preparedness - March 26, 2020

Expansion of Telemedicine - March 25, 2020

Postponement of Eviction Actions - March 24, 2020

Enhanced Surveillance Advisory - March 23, 2020

Prohibiting the Closure of Essential Services - March 23, 2020

Ensuring Individuals Whose Employment is Affected by COVID-19 Have Access to Unemployment Insurance - March 20, 2020

Delaying Elective Surgeries to Conserve Personal Protective Equipment Necessary to Test and Treat Patients with COVID-19 - March 19, 2020

Limiting the Operations of Certain Businesses to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 - March 19, 2020

Limiting In-Person Motor Vehicle Division Visits for License Driver Renewals - March 19, 2020

Protective Measures to Protect Against COVID-19 - March 19, 2020

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