Gilbert, Chandler coronavirus cases rise and more health news from the area

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

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

Read the latest news on the coronavirus from Chandler and Gilbert.

Gilbert

COVID-19: Gilbert cases have increased more than 8% in seven days as of Nov. 9

Across Gilbert's six ZIP codes, there were 6,880 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Nov. 9, according to data from the state. That's an increase of 195 cases from over the weekend. That represents an increase of 8.12% across the town in the past seven days.

Chandler



State reports no new COVID-19 deaths, Chandler sees increase of 164 cases from over the weekend

Across Chandler's six ZIP codes, there were 8,647 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Nov. 9, according to data from the state—an increase of 164 reported cases from over the weekend. That overall number of cases represents an increase of 5.27% across the city in the past seven days.

'We cannot let our guard down': Chandler USD officials urge caution as COVID-19 cases rise

Chandler USD Superintendent Camille Casteel pleaded with families in an email Nov. 6 in an effort to avoid school closure due to rising numbers of COVID-19 across the city and the state.

Statewide

Visits to the hospital for coronavirus symptoms rising across Arizona

Of the 1,883,207 COVID-19 tests in Arizona, 10.1% have yielded positive results as of Nov. 9. This accounts for diagnostic test results, not antibody test results.

Alexa D’Angelo contributed to this report.






MOST RECENT

On Jan. 13, the Chandler USD governing board voted 3-2, with Lara Bruner and Lindsay Love dissenting, to resume in-person instruction for all grade levels Jan. 19 after a imposing virtual learning for two weeks. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Chandler Education Association: Some teachers, parents feel 'ignored' after board decides to resume in-person learning

The Chandler Education Association released a statement imploring the district to return to virtual learning.

The Arizona Department of Health Services is expanding who can get COVID-19 vaccinations in Arizona. (Courtesy Baylor College of Medicine)
More COVID-19 vaccination appointments available Jan. 19; plus, see where you can get your COVID-19 vaccination in Maricopa County

The Arizona Department of Health Services is expanding who can get COVID-19 vaccinations in Arizona.

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
COVID-19: Chandler case count increases by 283 Jan. 19

Here are the COVID-19 data updates to know today.

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
Number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 surpasses 4,700

Take a look at the hospitalization data across Arizona.

The Chandler City Council has a new vice mayor and two new members. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
New Chandler council members take seats; Mark Stewart selected as vice mayor

The Chandler City Council has a new vice mayor and two new members.

Laser Components Detector Group moved into its new, significantly larger space in Chandler, according to a news release from the city. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Laser Components Detector Group moves into new Chandler space

Laser Components Detector Group moved into its new, significantly larger space in Chandler, according to a news release from the city.

The location's decor will pay homage to the town's history as the "Hay Shipping Capital of the World." (Courtesy Cracker Barrel Old Country Store)
Cracker Barrel coming to Gilbert; wine bar set for Chandler and more top Phoenix-area news

Read the most popular news from the past week in Chandler and Gilbert.

Gov. Doug Ducey and Arizona Department of Health Services announced Jan. 14 the launch of a second vaccination site after the success of the state's first 24/7 vaccination site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. The second location will be at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Arizona to add second vaccination center after successes at State Farm Stadium in Glendale

Gov. Doug Ducey and Arizona Department of Health Services announced Jan. 14 the launch of a second vaccination site after the success of the state's first 24/7 vaccination site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. The second location will be at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.

Here is a look at the latest COVID-19 updates from Chandler USD. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler USD to return to in-person learning Jan. 19

The Chandler USD governing board voted for students to return to campuses Jan. 19.

A wine bar will occupy the space left vacant by DC Steakhouse in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Wine bar concept set to occupy former DC Steakhouse location in downtown Chandler

A wine bar will occupy the space left vacant by DC Steakhouse in downtown Chandler.

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)
New Chandler City Council members to take seats Jan. 14

The Chandler City Council will have two new members beginning this week.

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
COVID-19: Chandler case count increases by 307 Jan. 14

Here is what you need to know about COVID-19 case counts in Chandler and the state.