Pima County cancels athletic events, tournaments through Dec. 31

Pima County cancels athletic events, tournaments through Dec. 31

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Pima County is canceling all athletic events and tournaments involving interstate travel through Dec. 31 because of COVID-19 concerns.

A memo from County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry cited as reasons for the decision an accelerated rate of transmission of COVID-19, increased test positivity rate in Pima County, and the anticipated impact of the upcoming holidays on case growth and hospital demand.

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