COVID-19 Daily Update - June 28, 2020

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June 28, 2020



 June 28, 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: 73,908 - as compared to 70,051 (6/27)

Tracking of the Daily Increase in New Positive Arizona COVID-19 Cases:  
6/28 - 3,857
6/27 - 3,593
6/26 - 3,428
6/25 - 3,056
6/24 - 1,795
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: 1,588 - as compared to 1,579 (6/27)

Number of Tests: 674,424 - as compared to 665,777 (6/27)

Hospital Assets In-Use:  
Acute Care Beds:  85%, down from yesterday’s 86%
ICU Beds:  87%, unchanged from yesterday
Ventilators:  44%, down from yesterday’s 45%

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
Transcript: Vice President Mike Pence on "Face the Nation," June 28, 2020 - CBS News
Key Vocab for COVID-19: From Asymptomatic to Zoonotic - National Public Radio
Pandemic Rewires the Future of Congress - Axios
The Danger of America's Coronavirus Immigration Bans - The Atlantic
Workers Removed Thousands of Social Distancing Stickers Before Trump’s Tulsa Rally, According to Video and a Person Familiar With the Set-Up - The Washington Post
With Flights Banned, Son Sails Solo Across Atlantic to Reach Father, 90 - New York Times  POSITIVE NEWS
Some Disneyland Workers Protest Reopening Plans Amid Pandemic - Reuters
Do Runners, Bikers, Walkers And Hikers Need to Wear Masks? - National Public Radio
Justice Department Issues Warning About Fake Mask Exempt Cards - National Public Radio
On Coronavirus, Americans Still Trust the Experts - New York Times

Arizona News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

National News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

After Asking Americans to Sacrifice in Shutdown, Leaders Failed to Control Virus - New York Times

Health Secretary Says “Window is Closing” to Get Control Under - Axios

COVID-19, Coronavirus in America: Shown in Five Charts - Bloomberg

U.S. Sets Single-Day Record for New Coronavirus Cases for Fifth Consecutive Day - The Washington Post

With Trump Leading the Way, America’s Coronavirus Failures Exposed By Record Surge in New Infections - The Washington Post

Florida Sets Another Single-Day Record of New COVID-19 Cases, Nearly 40,000 This Week - Newsweek

As Cases Surge in US, Rural Areas Seeing Increases As Well - Associated Press

43% of U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Are Linked to Nursing Homes - New York Times

3 Dead, 1 Blinded, 3 Sickened After Consuming Tainted Hand Sanitizer - United Press International 

Asian Americans Take Campaign Against ‘Kung Flu’ Slur to the Streets - United Press International 

Coronavirus: Delta to Extend Caps on Passenger Numbers - BBC News

Health Officials Alarmed by COVID-19 Outbreak at San Quentin Prison - National Public Radio

Black Doctors Say Pandemic Reveals Enduring Racial Inequity Medicine Alone Cannot Fix - National Public Radio

Co-Founder of Maryland Group That Protested for State to Reopen Tests Positive for Coronavirus - CNN

Several Airlines Booking to Full Capacity Prompt Concerns Over COVID-19 - Newsweek

Pence Postpones Florida, Arizona Campaign Events as Coronavirus Cases Spike - POLITICO

Summer May Decide Fate of Leading Shots in Vaccine Race - Associated Press

‘We Could Be Feeling This for the Next Decade’: Virus Hits College Towns - New York Times

International News Stories  UPDATED DAILY 

The Global Coronavirus Crisis is Getting Worse - Axios

Sweden’s Covid Expert Says the World Still Doesn’t Understand - Bloomberg

Brazil Signs $127M Agreement to Produce COVID-19 Vaccine - United Press International 

Global COVID-19 Fundraising Meeting Raises $6.9 Billion, Leaders Want Vaccine for All - Reuters

Australia's Victoria State Mandates Coronavirus Testing for Travelers - Reuters

What the Dutch Can Teach the World About Remote Work - BBC 

COVID-19 Has Killed Almost Half A Million People - National Public Radio

This Italian Hilltown is COVID-Free.  But as it Reopens to Visitors, Will it Lose that Status - The Washington Post

Women 'on Precipice' in Developing Countries Amid COVID-19 - Associated Press

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

2020-2021 School Year - June 24, 2020 

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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