Graham County lost three more COVID-19 patients over the long weekend.
Colin Fanning, the deputy director of Graham County emergency management, said two of the patients were 65 or older and the third was in the 55-64 age group.
The county recorded 162 new cases Sept. 3-Sept. 7. Sixty-five of the cases were in the 20-44 age group, 43 were under 20 and 26 were in the 45-54 age group. The remain patients are 65 and older.
As of Tuesday, 719 Graham County residents are battling the virus, Fanning said.
There are currently 154 people battling the virus in Greenlee County, including 24 diagnosed since Thursday.
More than 2,000 Arizonans were in the hospital with COVID-19 on Sept. 6 compared to 562 on July 6 and 1,358 on Aug. 6, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Of those in the hospital Sept. 6, 559 of them were in the ICU compared to 150 on July 6 and 361 on Aug. 6, according to the state.