MAY 13 ROUNDUP: Latest news from Gilbert, Chandler

The farmers market in downtown Chandler will resume in June. (Courtesy Downtown Chandler Community Partnership)
The farmers market in downtown Chandler will resume in June. (Courtesy Downtown Chandler Community Partnership)

The farmers market in downtown Chandler will resume in June. (Courtesy Downtown Chandler Community Partnership)

Read the latest news from Gilbert and Chandler here.

Downtown Chandler Farmers Market to resume June 6

The Downtown Chandler Farmers Market will return to downtown Chandler on June 6, according to the Downtown Chandler Community Partnership.

Gov. Doug Ducey says gyms, pools may reopen May 13; stay-at-home order to expire May 15

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced May 12 that pools and gyms, while adhering to state and federal guidelines, could reopen beginning May 13 and that the state's "Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected" order will expire May 15.



DATA: Look at the data behind the COVID-19-related deaths in the county, state

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 20 new coronavirus deaths May 12, bringing the statewide death toll to 562.

COVID-19: Here is what coronavirus case counts look like in Maricopa County, Arizona

The Maricopa County Department of Public Health and the Arizona Department of Health Services release daily COVID-19 case counts, both of which have climbed daily since mid-March.

Data: Across Arizona, 13% of coronavirus cases have resulted in hospitalization

The Arizona Department of Health Services continues to release more detailed data about how the coronavirus is impacting the state. As of May 12, the state reported 1,564 cases resulted in hospitalization—13% of the total amount of cases statewide.

Gilbert's credit rating reaps millions in interest savings at bonds sale

Gilbert's latest bond issue to pay for the voter-approved Public Safety Training Facility came at a historic low interest rate, saving the town about $14.4 million in interest, officials said.

Q&A: Chandler USD superintendent says school districts are 'navigating unchartered territory'

In March, governors across the country began ordering schools and school districts to shut down due to concerns surrounding slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Since then, students, teachers and families have been adjusting to remote learning from home.

Chandler USD Superintendent Camille Casteel answered questions about education during and after COVID-19.

Alexa D’Angelo and Tom Blodgett contributed to this report.






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Gov. Doug Ducey announced in a series of tweets March 5 that occupancy limits on businesses in Arizona will expire while preserving the distancing and mask mitigation. (Community Impact staff)
Gov. Ducey issues executive order that ends occupancy limits on businesses across the state

Gov. Doug Ducey announced in a series of tweets March 5 that occupancy limits on businesses in Arizona will expire while preserving the distancing and mask mitigation.

The opening date for Cafe Rio Mexican Grill on Power Road has yet to have been announced. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
2 restaurants open or coming to Gilbert; many in Chandler receive first doses and more top area news

Read the most popular news from the past week from the Chandler and Gilbert area.

Chandler City Council appoints acting city manager, launches search for new city manager

The Chandler City Council named Josh Wright acting city manager March 4, according to a news release from the city. Wright succeeds Marsha Reed, whose retirement is effective March 4.

An effort is underway to improve Frye Road for bicycle use to connect the area to the larger trail system within Chandler. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Project planned for bike lanes on Frye Road

An effort is underway to improve Frye Road for bicycle use to connect the area to the larger trail system within Chandler.

Stone & Vine fuses family atmosphere with Italian favorites

Learn more about Chandler's Stone & Vine.

People age 55 and up will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine appointments beginning at noon March 2. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Arizonans 55 and older will be eligible for vaccine appointments beginning March 2

People age 55 and up will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine appointments beginning at noon March 2.

Chandler-Gilbert Community College will serve as a state-run vaccination site beginning March 3. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
More than 70% of eligible people in Chandler have received their first COVID-19 vaccination

According to data from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, 71.1% of the eligible population in Chandler has received at least their first COVID-19 vaccination.

See daily COVID-19 data updates. (Community Impact staff)
COVID-19: Chandler cases up 69 in two days March 2

See a breakdown of COVID-19 cases, vaccinations and more local data.

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
ADHS: Less than 1,100 people hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms March 3

Take a look at the hospitalization data across Arizona.

March 1 marks COVID-19 Memorial Day in Chandler after the city issued a proclamation last week. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Chandler mayor declares March 1 COVID-19 Memorial Day

March 1 now marks COVID-19 Memorial Day in Chandler after the city issued a proclamation last week.

Hans Van Dan Elzen, owner of YoYo Factory in Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
YoYo Factory makes both yo-yos and champions

Learn more about Chandler's YoYo Factory

COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
COVID-19 vaccination appointments available beginning March 1 at Chandler-Gilbert Community College

COVID-19 vaccination appointments will be available beginning at 9 a.m. March 1 at Chandler-Gilbert Community College—the latest state-run vaccination site.