- Associated Press - Thursday, June 2, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - State health officials are confirming two new cases of measles in Pinal County.

That brings Arizona’s total number of measles patients to 13.

The Arizona Department of Health Services on Thursday said all of the cases have originated in Pinal County.

Health officials say no new exposure locations are associated with the latest cases.

The first two cases of the highly contagious virus were reported on May 26.

The following weekend, the case count jumped to 10. The 11th patient was confirmed on Monday.

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