COVID-19 Daily Update - May 3, 2020

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May 3, 2020



 May 3, 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: 8,919 - as compared to 8,640 (5/3)

Number of Deaths: 362 - as compared to 362 (5/3)

Number of Tests: 85,253 - as compared to 81,119 (5/3)

Arizona Department of Health Services - Coronavirus Home

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code

Governor and Government Agency News Releases

Political Potpourri  UPDATED DAILY
Supreme Court Hears Arguments Remotely, Making Livestream Public - National Public Radio
JCPenney, Sears, Nieman Marcus and JCrew Could Collapse from the Coronavirus Recession - CNN
Honeywell Has Long History in Arizona, New Spotlight on Trump Visit - The Arizona Republic
China 'Intentionally Concealed Severity' of Coronavirus Outbreak to Hoard Masks, Other Supplies, DHS Report Says - Newsweek

Arizona News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

OPINION:   Arizona Reopening Too Slowly, Too Quickly or Just Fast Enough? - The Arizona Republic 
About 500 gather at Capitol to protest stay-at-home order - The Arizona Republic
Arizona Retail Stores Take First Steps to Reopen After Weeks of Closures - The Arizona Republic
Tucson has to ‘Get Creative' to Use $95 Million in Federal Coronavirus Funds - Arizona Daily Star
Arizona to Give Green Valley Hospital $3.6M to Help it Survive Financial Crisis Brought on by Pandemic - Arizona Daily Star
Road Runner: Emissions Testing Continues to Help Limit Pandemic's Impact, Officials Say - Arizona Daily Star
City of Gallup, Which Borders Navajo Nation, Extends Lockdown Order - The Arizona Republic
Page Mayor Under Fire for Comment That Navajo Nation President Should Fight Alcoholism - The Arizona Republic

National News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

China’s Coronavirus Vaccine Drive Empowers a Troubled Industry - New York Times

Coronavirus is Causing a Historic Rise in Mental Health Problems, Experts Warn - The Washington Post

FDA Enacts Stricter Rules for Antibody Tests After Congressional Investigation - POLITICO

DHS Report: China Hid Virus' Severity to Hoard Supplies - Associated Press

Historic Financial Decline Hits Doctors, Dentists and Hospitals - Despite COVID-19 - Threatening Overall Economy - The Washington Post
Anti-Vaccination Activists Are Growing Force at Virus Protests - New York Times
Backlash to the backlash: Governors, Medical Officials Wary of Rush to Reopen - POLITICO
Trump Says Up to 100,000 Americans May Die from Coronavirus - Reuters
Deborah Birx: Coronavirus Vaccine Possible by January as Countries See Largest Single-Day Jumps - US News & World Report
The Covid-19 Riddle: Why Does the Virus Wallop Some Places and Spare Others? - New York Times
Italy Loosens Europe's Longest Coronavirus Lockdown - The Washington Post


The COVID Tracking Project  

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

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

County Government Resources 

Apache County

Cochise County

Coconino County

Gila County

Graham County

Greenlee County

La Paz County

Maricopa County

Mohave County

Navajo County

Pima County

Pinal County

Santa Cruz County

Yavapai County

Yuma County

Prepared by the team at Goodman Schwartz Public Affairs