Gilbert, Chandler see coronavirus increases and more local COVID-19 news

Here is what you need to know today about coronavirus in Gilbert. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Here is what you need to know today about coronavirus in Gilbert. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Here is what you need to know today about coronavirus in Gilbert. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest coronavirus news from Gilbert and Chandler.

Gilbert

COVID-19: Gilbert sees increase of 121 cases over weekend; county has increase of 560 cases and one death Oct. 19


Across Gilbert's six ZIP codes, there were 5,705 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Oct. 19, according to data from the state. That's an increase of 121 cases from over the weekend. That represents an increase of 4.3% across the town in the past seven days.

Chandler


County reports one new COVID-19 death, Chandler sees increase of 96 cases over weekend


Across Chandler's six ZIP codes, there were 7,613 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Oct. 19, according to data from the state—an increase of 96 reported cases from over the weekend. That overall number of cases represents an increase of 2.96% across the city in the past seven days.

Chandler Chamber of Commerce to distribute personal protective equipment to city's businesses

The Chandler Chamber of Commerce, through a contract with the city of Chandler, will distribute personal protective equipment kits to Chandler businesses who qualify in a program launching in mid-October, according to a news release from the Chandler Chamber of Commerce.

Statewide

COVID-19: Number of ICU beds in use drops 82% from summer peak

The Arizona Department of Health Services has tracked COVID-19 hospitalization data since early April, and in the days and weeks that followed, the number of confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients admitted to a hospital soared—reaching a climax in July and slowly decreasing day-by-day. Of the 1,639,785 COVID-19 tests in Arizona, 10.4% have yielded positive results as of Oct. 19. This accounts for diagnostic test results, not antibody test results.

Alexa D’Angelo contributed to this report.


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