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Arizona reported 683 new COVID-19 cases and three new known deaths Friday, as hospital metrics for the disease remain relatively stable from the day prior.

Identified cases rose to 224,084 and known deaths are at 5,746, according to the daily report from the Arizona Department of Health Services. 

The number of patients hospitalized statewide for known or suspected COVID-19 was at 706 on Thursday, down from 728 on Wednesday, which was the most inpatients since Sept. 3. Inpatient numbers look to be plateauing and possibly increasing, but more time is needed to determine a trend. At the peak of Arizona’s surge in July, the number of hospitalized patients suspected or confirmed to have the virus exceeded 3,000.

The number of patients with suspected or known COVID-19 in intensive care units across Arizona was at 155 Thursday. The number has hovered between