Read the latest coronavirus coverage in Gilbert and Chandler.
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.
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.
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.