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.
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.
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.