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.



MOST RECENT

Here are four businesses that have recently opened in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Here are four businesses that have recently opened in Chandler

See four businesses that have recently opened in Chandler

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 more than 500 in two days

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.