Another Safford resident has succumbed to COVID-19, bringing the county's death toll to 64 since last March.

According to the Graham County Health Department, the victim was in the 55-64 age range.

As of Monday, 1,899 Graham County residents are still sick after having been diagnosed with the virus. A total of 4,833 residents have caught the illness.

The county's positivity rate was 27% as of Jan. 3, the latest state figures available.

The county health department will be partnering with ASU and the National Guard to provide another Saliva Based Testing Blitz. Here are the details:

When: Friday 1/29 (7am-1pm)

Where: Graham County Fairgrounds

Who: Open to everyone!

Follow these easy steps to pre-register:

2) Log in / Create an Account

3) Enter site code: SALIVATEST

4) Choose “Graham County Fairgrounds” as Testing Site

5) Choose a time that works best for you.

Remember not to eat, drink or smoke for at least 30 minutes before your appointment.

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