COVID-19 Coverage

All coverage of COVID-19 and the coronavirus is being published by WMICentral and Kramer Media free of charge and outside of our paywall, as a service to the community. The feed below is being updated by our editors around the clock, and includes our original reporting from our newsroom as well as Associated Press coverage of the pandemic occurring around the United States and the world. Please consider supporting local journalism in your community by purchasing a subscription.

Bulletin Board for COVID-19 (click on any posting to see it)

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ARIZONA — Gov. Doug Doug Ducey this week pushed back any in-person school re-openings until August 17, giving school officials another two wee… Read more

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Navajo and Apache counties have flattened the COVID-19 curve, although the daily toll of new cases and deaths has not declined. Other areas of… Read more

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The graph above indicates the number of positive or suspected COVID-19 cases discharged from the hospital from April 8 — June 22, 2020. Read more

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Number of positive or suspected COVID-19 cases see in Arizona Emergency Departments by day. Read more

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HOLBROOK — Given that Arizona is the hot spot in the nation for COVID-19 right now, it was nearly inevitable that the Navajo County jail would… Read more

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ARIZONA — The pandemic delivered a heavy blow to the state’s colleges and universities, but the full damage won’t become clear until the fall … Read more

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APACHE & NAVAJO COUNTIES  - The stay-at-home order’s history. Read more

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ALPINE — As towns and cities across the White Mountains slowly begin to reopen businesses and find their way to a new normal, the town of Alpi… Read more

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SPRINGERVILLE – At the beginning of the month, the Arizona Department of Health Services revealed a new program to ramp up community testing f… Read more

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WHITE MOUNTAINS – With all the focus on COVID-19 this year, Earth Day (April 22) and Arbor Day (April 24), like so many things, went by barely… Read more

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WHITE MOUNTAINS – One of the results of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic downturn left in its wake are gasoline prices hitting record lows. Read more

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PHOENIX⁠ — Governor Doug Ducey today announced an extension of physical distancing measures while laying out a step-by-step approach to conti… Read more

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Tempe – Crisis Response Network announces that a select group of Arizona organizations, including Valley of the Sun United Way, Arizona Public… Read more

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ARIZONA — A surge in COVID-19 deaths and new cases in Arizona has underscored the tough choice facing Gov. Doug Ducey when it comes to a phase… Read more

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While small businesses around Navajo and Apache counties, Arizona and the United States are facing immense uncertainty, funds have run dry for… Read more

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The Blue Ridge Unified School District Fab Lab has an urgent need for donations. Students working at Fab Lab have been building items needed f… Read more

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WHITE MOUNTAINS — As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb on the Navajo Nation Reservation and the White Mountain Apache Tribe, the… Read more

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ARIZONA — Arizona’s jobless ranks continue to soar due to the COVID-19 shutdown, with the system overwhelmed when it comes to getting people b… Read more

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NAVAJO COUNTY — As the coronavirus (COVID-19) begins to have an increased impact within our county and communities, I would like to share with… Read more

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NAVAJO & APACHE COUNTIES — COVID-19 has caused major headaches for county sheriff’s departments, from the need to reduce the jail populati… Read more

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A lot of us understandably feel anxious about what’s doing with coronavirus. Fear about getting sick. Panic about not having enough food and s… Read more