COVID-19 Daily Update - May 7, 2020

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May 7, 2020



 May 7, 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: 9,945 - as compared to 9,707 (5/6)

Number of Deaths: 450 - as compared to 426 (5/6)

Number of Tests: 111,086 - as compared to 91,737 (5/6)

Arizona Department of Health Services - Coronavirus Home

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code

Governor and Government Agency News Releases

Governor Ducey Recognizes State Employees – Office of the Governor  NEW

Celebrating Arizona’s Nurses – Office of the Governor  NEW

Political Potpourri  UPDATED DAILY
OPINION:  Ducey’s. Eviction Moratorium isn’t All its Cracked Up to Be -  AzMirror

Coronavirus Survivors 'Permanently Disqualified' from Joining U.S. Military, Recruitment Memo Suggests - Newsweek

Italy Is Reopening but Its Schools Aren’t. What’s a Parent to Do? - New York Times
The European Union Is Facing Its Worst Recession Ever. Watch Out, World - New York Times
Colette Sims, Health Advocate for Tucson's Under-served Communities, Dies of Coronavirus - Arizona Daily Star

'Happy' Hypoxia: Covid-19 Patients Who Should be Gasping For Air But Aren't - CNN
North America Bulges with Cattle as Virus Closes Packers, Leaving Retailers Hungry For Beef - Reuters

Arizona News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

McSally to Ariz. Cities: The Cavalry Isn't Coming to Help You - AzMirror

Arizona State University to Continue Modeling Work Despite Health Department Instructions - The Arizona. Republic

Lawsuit Over Arizona's Stay-at-Home Order to be Heard in Court Friday - Arizona Daily Star
Suspension of State Team Modeling COVID-19 Spread Catches UA Professor by Surprise - Arizona Daily Star
Arizona Department of Health Services Argues to Keep Private Information on Nursing Homes with Coronavirus Cases - The Arizona Republic 

COVID-19 Antibody Testing: Proceed with Caution, Plus Other Things You Need to Know - The Arizona Republic 

Eighteen People at Flagstaff Shelter Test Positive for the Coronavirus - Arizona Daily Sun

Ariz. Lawmakers Urge Congress: ‘Help Rural America’ in Next Aid Effort -  AzMirror

Campus-wide Coalition Calls on UA to Stop Furlough Plan, Look for Alternatives - Arizona Daily Star

Golfland Sunsplash Water Slides Will Open Friday. Here's What We Know About Safety Plans - The. Arizona Republic

National News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

US Shelves Detailed Guide to Reopening Country - Associated Press

SBA Slashes Disaster-loan Limit from $2 Million to $150,000, Shuts Out Nearly All New Applicants - The Washington Post

Trump’s New Message: Time to Move On to the Recovery - New York Times

3.2 Million More Unemployment Claims Filed; 33.5 Million In 7 Weeks - National Public Radio

Arizona Halts Partnership with Experts Predicting Coronavirus Cases Would Continue to Mount - The Washington Post

`If This Thing boomerangs': Second Wave of Infections Feared -  Associated Press

Travel From New York City Seeded Wave of U.S. Outbreaks - New York Times
What Do Studies on New Coronavirus Mutations Tell Us? - Reuters
White House Rejected C.D.C. Reopening Guidelines, Asking for Revisions - New York Times
WHO: No Going Back to Business as Usual After Coronavirus Recedes - US News & World. Report
How Coronavirus Cases, Deaths Differ Between Men and Women by State - Newsweek

Trump Asks DOJ to Look Into Meat Supply Prices After Attorneys General Write Letter Asking for Investigation - Newsweek

Nursing Home Association Asks For $10 Billion In Federal Coronavirus Relief Funds - National Public Radio

Too Few Masks, Tests and Workers: How Covid-19 Spread Through Maryland Nursing Homes - The Washington Post

Hispanics are Almost Twice as Likely as Whites to Have Lost Their Jobs Amid Pandemic, Poll Finds - 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

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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