Gilbert, Chandler see increase in recent coronavirus cases

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 coronavirus coverage in Gilbert and Chandler.

Gilbert

COVID-19: Gilbert sees increase of 41 cases over weekend; county has increase of 166 cases and one death Sept. 28

Across Gilbert's six ZIP codes, there were 5,390 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 28, according to data from the state. That's an increase of 41 cases from over the weekend. That represents an increase of 2.63% across the town in the past seven days.

Chandler



County reports one new COVID-19 death Sept. 28, Chandler sees increase of 47 cases from over the weekend

Across Chandler's six ZIP codes, there were 7,116 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 28, according to data from the state—an increase of 47 reported cases from over the weekend. That overall number of cases represents an increase of 1.92% across the city in the past seven days.

Statewide

COVID-19: Number of ICU beds in use drops 88% from July peak

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 climax in July and slowly decreasing day by day. Of the 1,448,712 COVID-19 tests in Arizona, 11.2% have yielded positive results as of Sept. 28. This accounts for diagnostic test results, not antibody test results.

Alexa D’Angelo contributed to this report.



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