Data for reopening schools is issued by Maricopa County and more Chandler, Gilbert news

Maricopa County Department of Public Health released a data dashboard Aug. 14. (Adobe Stock)
Maricopa County Department of Public Health released a data dashboard Aug. 14. (Adobe Stock)

Maricopa County Department of Public Health released a data dashboard Aug. 14. (Adobe Stock)

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Maricopa County

Maricopa County releases data dashboard for reopening schools

Maricopa County Department of Public Health released a data dashboard Aug. 14 designed to help school officials to determine if their communities are meeting reopening metrics set by the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Arizona Department of Education.

Chandler



COVID-19: Chandler sees fewer new COVID-19 cases across its ZIP codes, Maricopa County sees increase of 181 cases and one fewer death Aug. 17

Across Chandler's six ZIP codes, there were 6,511 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Aug. 17, according to data from the state—a decrease from the number of cases reported Friday. That overall number of cases represents an increase of 1.35% across the city in the past seven days.

Gilbert

COVID-19: Gilbert sees 40 new cases; county has increase of 181 cases and one fewer death Aug. 17

Across Gilbert's six ZIP codes, there were 4,612 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Aug. 17, according to data from the state. That's an increase of 40 cases from over the weekend. That represents an increase of 2.72% across the town in the past seven days.

GR8FR8 Logistics has new office at SanTan Village in Gilbert

GR8FR8 Logistics opened in a new office July 6 at 2218 E. Williams Field Road, Ste. 240, Gilbert. The company, an agency of Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions, offers third-party logistics, freight forwarding, asset-based flatbed trucking and a truck brokerage.

Statewide

COVID-19: Number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations declining 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. Of the 1,096,897 COVID-19 tests in Arizona, 13.5% have yielded positive results as of Aug. 17.

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



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Chandler City Hall is in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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As of June 7, 6,016,915 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to 3,385,174 individuals, including 2,884,332 who are now fully vaccinated. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Picazzo's Healthy Italian Kitchen will open June 3 in Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Arizona Department of Health Services announced June 3 that state-run vaccination sites will be phased out by the end of June. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Chandler is celebrating Independence Day with a “drive-in” July 4 fireworks event at Tumbleweed Park. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Chandler to host July 4 fireworks with drive-in celebration

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Chandler Fashion Center is in the city of Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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More than 3.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to Maricopa County residents, according to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Chandler City Hall is in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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