Across Gilbert's six ZIP codes, there were 490 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on June 12, according to data from the state. That's an increase of 31 cases from June 11. That represents an increase of 36.87% across the town in the past seven days.
The state had 32,918 COVID-19 cases—an increase of 1,654 from the previous day—and 17 newly reported deaths, bringing the number of statewide virus-related deaths to 1,144 on June 12, according to data from the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Of 6,247 polymerase chain reaction, known as PCR, tests in Maricopa County reported on June 12, 15.88%, or 992 tests, came back positive for coronavirus. The PCR test determines an active case of COVID-19, the other kind of testing data the state tracks is related to serology—or antibody—tests, which determines if a person has been infected in the past with the virus. The county also reported three new deaths June 12, bringing the county's death toll to 514, according to data from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.
Of the county's 514 known deaths, 350 are tied to long-term care facilities, making up 68.09% of the county's total COVID-19-related deaths.
The state and county also track hospitalization data. In Maricopa County, 11% of the county's total cases resulted in hospitalization as of June 12, down 1% from the previous day. The county tracks intensive care unit, or ICU, data separately. Three percent of the county's total cases have resulted in admittance to the ICU, the same as the previous day. Statewide, as of June 12, ADHS reported 11% of the state's cases have resulted in hospitalization—3,622 cases across the state.
According to data from the state, of the completed and reported Maricopa County COVID-19 PCR tests, 7.5% of them have yielded a positive result.
Statewide, there have been 309,273 PCR tests completed. Of the total PCR tests across the state, 8.1% have yielded a positive result.