COVID-19 Daily Update - May 13, 2020

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May 13, 2020



 May 13, 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.

By the Numbers  UPDATED DAILY

Number of Cases: 12,176 - as compared to 11,736 (5/12)

Number of Deaths: 594 - as compared to 562 (5/12)

Number of Tests: 165,810 - as compared to 159,082 (5/12)

Arizona Department of Health Services - Coronavirus Home

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code

Government and Government Agency News Releases

Governor Ducey Announces Next Phase of Arizona Recovery - Office of the Governor  NEW

Over $8 Million Donated For Coronavirus Relief Efforts - Office of the Governor  NEW

Political Potpourri  UPDATED DAILY
As China Hoarded Medical Supplies, the CIA Believes It Tried to Stop the WHO from Sounding the Alarm on the Pandemic - Reuters
OPINION: Arizona's COVID-19 Testing Blitz Helped My Family. Our State Needs Even More of This -  The Arizona Republic

Arizona News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

Ducey Says Arizona Meets White House Guidelines to Reopen. Here's What That Means - The Arizona Republic

Arizona's Stay-home Order Ends Saturday; Gyms, Pools Can Reopen Wednesday - Arizona Daily Star

Ducey: Stay-at-home Order Will Expire; Gyms and Pools Can Re-open - AzMirror

Fauci Warns of ‘Suffering & Death,’ Worse Economy if US Re-opens Too Soon - AzMirror

Ducey: Arizona Stay-at-Home Order Expires Friday; Gyms, Pools, Sports Leagues Can Start up This Week - The Arizona Republic

Ducey Plans a ‘Surge' in Coronavirus Testing at All 147 Arizona Nursing Homes - The Arizona Republic

Navajo Nation Extends Emergency Declaration, Government Closures to June 7 - The Arizona Republic

Swimming Pools in Arizona Can Reopen on May 13. Here’s What to Expect - The Arizona Republic
Gov. Ducey Clears the Way for Pro Sports to Resume Activity in Arizona - The Arizona Republic
University of Arizona Delays Start of Campus-wide Furloughs to July - Arizona Daily Star
COVID-19 Cases in ICE Eloy Detention Facility are Growing - The Arizona Republic
Arizona Offers Guidance as Places of Worship Start to Reopen - The Arizona Republic
Arizona Sleep-away Camps: Are They Opening in the Summer of Coronavirus? Here's What We Know - The Arizona Republic 
'A Whole Different Ball Game:' How Some Arizona Bar Owners Decided to Reopen on May 11 - The Arizona Republic

National News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

Coronavirus Could Roar Back if States Lift Restrictions Too Soon, Top U.S. Health Officials Warn - The Washington Post

U.S. Airlines Tell Crews Not to Force Passengers to Wear Masks - Reuters

Poll: Majority Of Americans Say Gatherings Unsafe Until July - Forbes

Fearing a Second Wave, Cal State Will Keep Classes Online in the Fall - New York Times
Pelosi unveils $3T Virus Bill, Warns Inaction Costs More - Associated Press
Mitch McConnell Says Lawmakers Must 'Take a Pause' on Coronavirus Relief Spending - Newsweek
Somber Warnings Temper Hopes About a Fall Return to School -- and Normalcy - CNN

Fauci Warns: More Death, Econ Damage if US Reopens Too Fast - Associated Press

Testing Czar Predicts U.S. Can Conduct Up To 50M Coronavirus Tests Per Month By Fall - POLITICO
Transit Agencies Call For Additional $33 Billion In Federal Aid – POLITICO
Here’s How Likely You Really Are To Get Another $1,200 Stimulus Check - Forbes
Virtual Therapy Could Outlast the Pandemic - The Atlantic
L.A. County Balks on Lifting Safer-At-Home Orders While California Set to Reopen Restaurants - US News & World Report
70 Percent of American Households Say Their Income Is Unaffected or Higher Despite Coronavirus Crisis - Newsweek


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

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

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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