Arizona reports a high 1,753 new COVID-19 cases as health department includes antigen diagnostic tests
Virus in Arizona, a big jump in Arizona's Corona virus cases today 1753 new cases. 38 new deaths. The state reports more than 23,000 diagnostic tests, which include Auntie Gin tests from months ago. How many of today's Corona virus cases are from the new androgen test? A little bit under 600? And that's nearly a third of today's case is state health director Keira Crist explains why the state is now adding anti Jin test to the total diagnostic test results. These are new tests that were recently approved by the FDA. They're very similar to the rapid flu or the rapid strep test that you might get in a doctor's office. We have added that to our case definition as a probable cases expect higher case counts for the next several days.