Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Gilbert residents

Here are the coronavirus updates to know this week. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)
Here are the coronavirus updates to know this week. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)

Here are the coronavirus updates to know this week. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)

The coronavirus is affecting the entire world, including the town of Gilbert. Here are the Gilbert, Maricopa County and statewide updates that residents need to know.

This story will be frequently updated with outbreak-related news and links to other in-depth coverage.

The number of COVID-19 cases reported April 20 in the six ZIP codes that serve Gilbert is 141, the same as the previous day.

Maricopa County reports 2,634 cases of COVID-19 and 75 deaths on April 20. There was no change in the number of COVID-19 deaths from Sunday to Monday. Statewide, the Arizona Department of Health Services reports 5,064 cases of COVID-19 with 187 known deaths.


School meal services changes

Beginning April 20, Higley High School has been added as an early afternooon pickup site for Higley USD, and Gilbert Public Schools has consolidated meal service to a morning slot with two meals available. More details are available here.


Earlier updates

Information from April 13-19 can be found here.


Information from April 6-12 can be found here.

Information from March 30-April 5 can be found
here.

Information from March 27-29 can be found here.

Information from March 24-26 can be found here.

Information from March 20-23 can be found here.

Information from March 12-20 can be found here.

Community Impact Newspaper Editor Alexa D'Angelo contributed to this report.
By Tom Blodgett

Editor, Gilbert

Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent more than 30 years in journalism in Arizona and joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2018 to launch the Gilbert edition. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he served as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2005-19 and remains editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.