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Arizona coronavirus news in brief, April 6

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona: Vaquita efforts suspended, AZ lowers ventilator request, and more.

Pima County road work continues

No "stay at home" order for those who pave and repair public roads.

Sonora considers harsher measures to control coronavirus spread

Health experts proposed a list of new measures and sanctions amid a lack of compliance with existing stay-at-home orders.

Sun Tran adds info to tracking tool to let passengers know how full a bus is

The transit system hopes the info will give a sense of social distancing on its buses and streetcars.

Group suspends efforts to protect endangered vaquita during pandemic

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society says it will resume operations to protect the small porpoise in the Gulf of California as soon as it's safe.

Arizona coronavirus news in brief, April 3

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona: Health care workers brace for surge, hair salons ordered closed, and more.

Ducey orders barber shops, nail salons to close

The governor "clarified" his executive order following criticism.

Yaqui leaders restrict who can attend cuaresma ceremonies during coronavirus outbreak

Ceremonial leaders say this year only "cultural participants" can enter the grounds.

TUSD expedites laptop order to support at-home online learning

Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo also discusses his hopes the district can hold graduation ceremonies in May.

'Like a freight train we can’t stop': Health care workers prepare for the worst

As Arizona health care workers brace for a surge of COVID-19 patients, experts warn of the burden on their mental health.

Extended school closures expose digital divide among Arizona families

A discussion with schools chief Kathy Hoffman about the challenges students face.

Tucson police chief on enforcing stay-at-home order

Chief Chris Magnus also explains precautions in place to keep officers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stay-at-home order, distance learning extended, COVID-19 updates in Spanish

Plus, next steps for the Pima County Board of Supervisors after the death of Chairman Richard Elías.

Border Patrol expelling migrants to minimize virus exposure

The agency has returned to a deportation policy not seen in the Southwest in nearly 20 years.

Health workers, aid groups step in to fill Spanish-language gap around COVID-19

More than 1 million people speak Spanish at home in Arizona, but official coronavirus bilingual communication has lagged.

Some Arizona businesses don't want to be on governor's 'essential' list

The list of industries considered to be "essential services" in Gov. Ducey's order has drawn widespread consternation.

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