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KINGMAN — Director Denise Burley made clear Monday that the Mohave County Department of Public Health supports and encourages use of masks to help prevent spread of COVID-19.

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TEMPE — Arizona State University researchers are working on a home-based coronavirus test that could deliver results within 10 minutes rather than 24 to 48 hours, university officials said Wednesday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump parachuted into the coronavirus aid debate Wednesday, upbraiding his Republican allies for proposing too small of a relief package and encouraging both parties in Congress to go for a bigger one that would include his priority of $1,200 stimulus check…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready as early as next month and in mass distribution soon after.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday the House will remain in session until lawmakers deliver another round of COVID-19 relief, a move that came as Democrats from swing districts signaled discontent with a standoff that could force them to face voters without delivering more aid.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fielding questions about voters’ real-world problems, President Donald Trump denied during a televised town hall Tuesday that he had played down the threat of the coronavirus earlier this year, although there is an audio recording of him stating he did just that.

KINGMAN — Whether masks and an emergency declaration are necessary to protect against the spread of COVID-19 were questions explored during Monday’s meeting of the Mohave County Board of Supervisors.

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University President Michael Crow alleges several restaurant-bars near the school’s Tempe campus have violated the safety protocols businesses must abide by to operate amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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BULLHEAD CITY — Eleven new cases of COVID-19 — nine Friday and two Saturday — were reported by the Mohave County Department of Public Health.

LONDON (AP) — Oxford University announced Saturday it was resuming a trial for a coronavirus vaccine it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, a move that came days after the study was suspended following a reported side-effect in a U.K. patient.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The suspension of a huge COVID-19 vaccine study over an illness in a single participant shows there will be “no compromises” on safety in the race to develop the shot, the chief of the National Institutes of Health told Congress on Wednesday.

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials on Wednesday reported 496 more confirmed COVID-19 cases and 30 more deaths, increasing the statewide totals to 206,541 cases and 5,251 deaths.

TUCSON (AP) — Old Tucson, a western-themed attraction and former film set for dozens of classic movies, is closing indefinitely due to financial fallout from the coronavirus.

BULLHEAD CITY — Twelve new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the county’s 204th death associated with the novel coronavirus were reported Tuesday by the Mohave County Department of Public Health.

PEORIA, Ill. — Bradley University in central Illinois is requiring its entire student body to quarantine for two weeks because of clusters of COVID-19 on campus and is reverting to remote learning, officials announced Tuesday. 

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NEW YORK — Late-stage studies of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate are on temporary hold while the company investigates whether a recipient’s “potentially unexplained” illness is a side effect of the shot.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The prospect of a vaccine to shield Americans from coronavirus infection emerged as a point of contention in the White House race as President Donald Trump accused Democrats of “disparaging” for political gain a vaccine he repeatedly has said could be available before the e…

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KINGMAN — The same type of coronavirus issues and arguments that divide friends and family, communities and the nation, are becoming more evident during the twice-weekly COVID-19 management meetings conducted by the Mohave County Board of Supervisors.

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PHOENIX (AP) — Most counties in Arizona, including the state's most populous one, were cleared Thursday to transition their schools to some form of in-person learning after recent coronavirus data showed improvements.

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