Gilbert, Chandler coronavirus data and more news from the Phoenix area

Here are the coronavirus updates to know today in Gilbert. (Community Impact staff)
Here are the coronavirus updates to know today in Gilbert. (Community Impact staff)

Here are the coronavirus updates to know today in Gilbert. (Community Impact staff)

Read the latest news from Gilbert and Chandler here.

COVID-19: Gilbert sees 2,276 total cases; county has increase of 2,693 cases and 3 deaths July 6

Across Gilbert's six ZIP codes, there were 2,276 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on July 6, according to data from the state. That's an increase of 252 cases over the weekend. That represents an increase of 62.22% across the town in the past seven days.

COVID-19: Chandler sees more than 3,300 total COVID-19 cases across its ZIP codes, Maricopa County sees increase of 2,693 cases and 3 deaths July 6

Across Chandler's six ZIP codes, there were 3,318 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on July 6, according to data from the state—377 cases were reported over the weekend. That represents an increase of 50.68% across the city in the past seven days.



Chandler USD tackles health, safety, online education, more in series of FAQs

Chandler USD officials released June 2 a series of frequently asked questions and answers as the district prepares for students and teachers to take on the 2020-21 school year.

The questions and answers covered health, online education and more. The entirety of the FAQs can be found here.

USS Arizona submarine sponsor asks Gilbert to be municipal partner

On the occasion of Gilbert’s centennial, the USS Arizona submarine’s sponsor formally asked the town to be the sub’s municipal sponsor.

COVID-19: See the data behind the rising number of coronavirus hospitalizations across Arizona

The Arizona Department of Health Services has tracked COVID-19 hospitalization data since early April, and in recent days and weeks the number of confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients admitted to a hospital has climbed.

Cynshine Yoga, Pilates & More owner looks to help people through multiple modalities

As the name suggests, Cyndi George’s Cynshine Yoga, Pilates & More studio in Gilbert Town Square offers several modalities to work with people. She has hired instructors in different types of yoga and Pilates to complement her own offerings.

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



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Hamilton High School will serve as a COVID-19 testing site. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Chandler USD will remain online for the first quarter.  (Community Impact staff)
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The U.S. Census Bureau will halt its counting operation a month earlier than expected. (Courtesy U.S. Census Bureau)
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The state's highest education official said Aug. 3 that is was "unlikely" that any Arizona school will be able to reopen for in-person or hybrid learning by Gov. Doug Ducey's targeted Aug. 17 date. (Community Impact staff)
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