DENVER (KDVR) — Colorado’s nursing homes are seeing the same wave of cases battering the rest of the state. In the week ending Jan. 9, there were 338 cases, which is the highest number since the wave during the fall of 2020 and winter of 2021.
Deaths, however, have not gone up at all.
There were eight deaths among COVID-positive nursing home residents in the same week. On average, this is still on par with the number of Colorado nursing home resident deaths back through September.
Deaths data does typically lag several weeks behind case and hospitalizations data. Statewide, deaths have also been going down as cases and hospitalizations go up.