Chandler, Gilbert COVID-19 cases rise and more local news

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

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

Read the latest news from Gilbert and Chandler.

Gilbert

COVID-19: Gilbert sees 32 new cases over weekend; county has increase of 89 cases and no deaths Sept. 14

Across Gilbert's six ZIP codes, there were 4,971 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 14, according to data from the state. That is an increase of 32 cases from over the weekend. That represents an increase of 2.09% across the town in the past seven days.

Chandler



COVID-19: Chandler sees 32 new cases across its ZIP codes over weekend, Maricopa County sees increase of 89 cases and no deaths Sept. 14

Across Chandler's six ZIP codes, there were 6,881 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 14, according to data from the state—an increase of 32 reported cases from over the weekend. That overall number of cases represents an increase of 1.06% across the city in the past seven days.

Chandler to present parks needs assessment at virtual community meeting Sept. 15

The city of Chandler will present findings of the community needs survey for the city's parks master plan at a virtual meeting Sept. 15 at 6 p.m.

Statewide

COVID-19: Number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations declining across Arizona

The Arizona Department of Health Services has tracked COVID-19 hospitalization data since early April, and in recent days and weeks the number of confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients admitted to a hospital has climbed. Of the 1,300,664 COVID-19 tests in Arizona, 12% have yielded positive results as of Sept. 14. This accounts for diagnostic test results, not antibody test results.

Alexa D’Angelo contributed to this report.






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