Chandler, Gilbert coronavirus cases rise and more local news

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

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

Read the latest news from Gilbert and Chandler.

Chandler

COVID-19: Chandler sees 35 new COVID-19 cases across its ZIP codes, Maricopa County sees increase of 86 cases and one death Aug. 31

Across Chandler's six ZIP codes, there were 6,721 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Aug. 31, according to data from the state—an increase of 35 reported cases from over the weekend. That overall number of cases represents an increase of 1.43% across the city in the past seven days.

Chandler's new First-Mile, Last-Mile partnership with Lyft begins Sept. 1



The city of Chandler begins a new partnership with Lyft on Sept. 1 in which the city will provide up to 50% off rides to and from designated bus stops south of Pecos Road.

Chandler-Gilbert Community College offers food, school supplies to East Valley families

Chandler-Gilbert Community College announced Aug. 31 that the Coyote Cupboard and free produce distribution will return to the college campus Sept. 1, according to a news release. The Coyote Cupboard, through a partnership with Matthew's Crossing Food Bank, provides nonperishable food items and school and food supplies.

Judy Wear Boutique prioritizes fashion, comfort and service

When Judy Dragoo was a teacher in Sierra Vista, she made waves among her fellow teachers each holiday season when she would create Christmas-themed sweaters. She eventually took to selling them to her colleagues, and when one of her colleagues would don a sweater, she would call it her “Judy wear.”

Years later, Judy would take that name with her when she created her boutique in Chandler.

Majerle's Sports Grill closes; Howler's Restaurant & Sports Bar takes its place

Howler's Restaurant & Sports Grill opened Aug. 28 in the space formerly occupied by Majerle's Sports Grill. Majerle's closed its location adjacent to Chandler Fashion Center earlier this summer.

Gilbert

COVID-19: Gilbert sees 34 new cases; county has increase of 86 cases and one death Aug. 31

Across Gilbert's six ZIP codes, there were 4,833 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Aug. 31, according to data from the state. That's an increase of 34 cases from over the weekend. That represents an increase of 1.81% across the town in the past seven days.

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 1,202,698 COVID-19 tests in Arizona, 12.7% have yielded positive results as of Aug. 31. This accounts for diagnostic test results, not antibody test results.

Alexa D’Angelo contributed to this report.



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The Chandler Museum is opening a Museum Store, and to celebrate the grand opening the museum will host a weeklong event. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
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