Urgent Updates: Transmission, Hospital Capacity, Vaccine & Testing Information – Week of March 1st

Updated as of: 03-01-2021
Current Transmission Status: High, but decreasing


Current Hospital Capacity: High, but decreasing

  • During the past week, there were an average of 1,694 COVID-19 patients in Arizona hospitals.
  • Currently only 15% of ICU beds, 13% of in-patient beds, and 53% of emergency department hospital beds across the state are available for any incoming admissions

Vaccine Information:

Great news! The Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has met the FDA requirements for efficacy and safety. With one dose and 30 days after vaccination, this vaccine was shown to be 85% effective against severe COVID-19 and 66% effective against moderate to severe COVID-19. Over 1.7million total Pfizer and Moderna vaccines have been administered across Arizona! Per every 100,000 Arizonans, over 20,000 have been vaccinated.

  • All counties, with the exception of Santa Cruz county are currently vaccinating those 65 and older.

You may also sign up for an Arizona Vaccine Program secure portal account to schedule your vaccination appointment when it is your time to do so. Use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome as your browser for best usability.

Please continue to stay home and take the necessary precautions (e.g., practicing hand hygiene, physical distancing, and wearing cloth face coverings) to prevent COVID-19.

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