COVID-19 Daily Update - June 23, 2020

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June 23, 2020



 June 23, 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: 58,179 - as compared to 54,586 (6/22)

Tracking of the Daily Increase in New Positive Arizona COVID-19 Cases:  
6/23 - 3,591
6/22 - 2,196
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: 1,384 - as compared to 1,342 (6/22)

Number of Tests: 589,754 - as compared to 577,449 (6/22)

Hospital Assets:  NEW FEATURE
Acute Care Beds:  83%
ICU Beds:   84%
Ventilators:   41%

Arizona Department of Health Services - Coronavirus Home

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code

Governor and Government Agency News Releas

Monthly Fiscal Highlights (June 2020) - Joint Legislative Budget Committee  NEW

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

Political Potpourri  UPDATED DAILY
Don’t Use These 9 Hand Sanitizers Due to Toxic Ingredient - Forbes
How to Develop a Vaccine - Quickly and Ethically - The Washington Post
Major League Baseball Players Association Declines Owners’ Offer - Bloomberg 
Florida is Crucial to the Return of Sports. It’s Also a Coronavirus Hot Spot - The Washington Post
Novak Djokovic Tests Positive for Coronavirus - Axios
Arizona News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

National News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

Fauci Says 'It Will Be When Not If' for a COVID-19 Vaccine - Associated Press

Fauci, Other Health Officials Expected to Caution at Hearing That Coronavirus Could Continue for ‘Some Time’ - The Washington Post

Some Public Health Officials Are Resigning Amid Threats During the COVID-19 Pandemic - CNN

‘Government Itself Can’t Solve This Problem’: Florida Officials Alarmed as Virus Rages - POLITICO

Former FDA Chief Warns States Seeing COVID-19 Spikes at 'Tipping Point’ - United Press International 

The U.S. is Falling Behind its Peers. Americans — if Not Their Leaders — Are Starting to Notice - The Washington Post

Bars, Strip Clubs and Churches: U.S. Virus Outbreaks Enter Unwieldy Phase - New York Times

Florida Passes 100,000 COVID-19 Cases - National Public Radio 

California Hits New High in COVID-19 Hospitalizations - National Public Radio 

Former California Governors Unite to Promote Mask Wearing - National Public Radio 

Offices Reopen in New York City, Indoor Dining Resumes in Washington - United Press International 

Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Highlighted in New Medicare Claims Data - National Public Radio 

People of Color Have Less Access to Coronavirus Testing - Axios

Coronavirus Relief Package Has Kept Poverty in Check, Study Says - US News & World Report

Some States Report Rising Numbers of Young People Catching Coronavirus - US News & World Report

Gilead Sciences to Start Clinical Trials of Inhaled Remdesivir for COVID-19 - United Press International 

'Explore America' Tax Credit 'Crazy' Idea for Next Stimulus Bill - Newsweek 

New Stimulus Will Help Businesses, Not Individuals - Newsweek 

Trump Tells Aides He Supports Second Round of Stimulus Checks, But White House Divisions Remain - The Washington Post

No, Trump Didn’t Say There Would Be Second Stimulus Checks - Forbes

Trump Signs Executive Order Temporarily Suspending Work Visas - United Press International 

Graham: Trump Visa Order Will Have a 'Chilling Effect on Our Economic Recovery’ - TheHill

Is it Safe to Stay in a Hotel, Cabin or Rental Home Yet? - CNN

Ousted U.S. Prosecutor Refused to Sign Letter Blasting Coronavirus Limits on Religious Gatherings - Reuters

Activists Halt Street Protests in South Carolina as Some Demonstrators Become Infected - The Washington Post

G.O.P. Faces Risk From Push to Repeal Health Law During Pandemic - New York Times 

Life Care Fired Staffer Who Revealed Nursing Home Nightmare to Reuters - Reuters

Swamped Mental Health And Addiction Services Appeal for Covid Bailout - POLITICO

35 COVID-19 Cases Found in Single Air Force Unit in Guam - United Press International 

White House Scales Back COVID-19 Temperature Checks - United Press International 

Delta to Resume Flights Between the U.S. And China - National Public Radio 

Virus Cases Grow, but Some Police Officers Shed Masks - New York Times 

Over 700 Cash-Strapped Cities Halt Plans to Repair Roads, Water Systems or Make Other Key Investments - The Washington Post

Sanofi Clinches $2 Billion Vaccines Deal with Translate Bio - Reuters

International News Stories  UPDATED DAILY 

Barcelona Opera Reopens With an Audience of Plants - National Public Radio 

WHO Reports Largest Single-Day Increase in Coronavirus Cases - Time

Saudi Arabia to Bar Arrivals From Abroad to Attend the Haj - Reuters 

Coronavirus Cases Soar in Big Countries, Especially Brazil, WHO Says - Reuters

Pandemic Meets Political Crisis as Investigations Hit Bolsonaro Allies - Axios 

Pubs, Restaurants and Hotels to Reopen as England Eases Social Distancing - Reuters

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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