COVID-19 cases in Gilbert, Chandler rising and more coronavirus news

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Read the latest coronavirus news from Gilbert and Chandler.

Chandler

Coronavirus case counts continue to rise across Maricopa County; Chandler sees 313 new cases over weekend

Across Chandler's six ZIP codes, there were 11,485 confirmed total positive cases of COVID-19 on Nov. 30, according to data from the state—an increase of 313 reported cases since Nov. 27. That overall number of cases represents an increase of 11.16% across the city in the past seven days.

Chandler USD reports 12 active COVID-19 cases on districtwide dashboard; county reports 69 active school outbreaks



Chandler USD reported a dozen active COVID-19 cases across the district as of Nov. 30, according to the district's coronavirus data dashboard.

Gilbert

COVID-19: Cases in Gilbert have risen more than 12% in seven days

Across Gilbert's six ZIP codes, there were 9,726 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Nov. 30, according to data from the state. That's an increase of 278 cases since Nov. 27. That also represents an increase of 12.12% in the past seven days.

Statewide

Number of people in ICU units with COVID-19 up more than 400% since end of September

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 peak in July and slowly decreasing day by day. Of the 2,253,689 COVID-19 tests in Arizona, 10.5% have yielded positive results as of Nov. 30. This accounts for diagnostic test results, not antibody test results.

Alexa D’Angelo contributed to this report.