35 Colorado counties see rise in COVID-19 positivity over the last 7 days

Coronavirus

DENVER (KDVR) — COVID-19 continues to rise in Colorado. According to state data, Colorado had 665 confirmed COVID-19 hospitalizations on Monday — the highest number since mid-May.

A majority of hospitalized patients are unvaccinated. Recent data shows that unvaccinated people accounted for 83.3% of hospitalizations in a single week in August.

From Aug. 16 to Aug. 23, 35 counties saw a rise in COVID-19 positivity, 25 saw a decline in COVID-19 positivity, two counties had no movement and two counties administered less than ten tests in the past week.

As of Monday, the state’s seven day positivity rate was 6.55%, which is up from 5.75%. The highest positivity rate in the state over the past seven days is San Juan with 22% positivity.

Here’s a look at positivity rates for every county over the last seven days:

1-week positivity rate:

  • Adams: 9.0% (up from previous week)
  • Alamosa: 2.6% (down from previous week)
  • Arapahoe: 7.3% (up from previous week)
  • Archuleta: 7.2% (down from previous week)
  • Baca: .6% (down from previous week)
  • Bent: 0.0% (down from previous week)
  • Boulder: 4.1% (up from previous week)
  • Broomfield: 5.8% (up from previous week)
  • Chaffee: 7.4% (up from previous week)
  • Cheyenne: 6.1% (down from previous week)
  • Clear Creek: 11.1% (up from previous week)
  • Conejos: 3.8% (down from previous week)
  • Costilla: 1.8% (down from previous week)
  • Crowley: 0.9% (down from previous week)
  • Custer: 14.9% (down from previous week)
  • Delta: 5.2% (up from previous week)
  • Denver: 5.7% (up from previous week)
  • Dolores: 16% (up from previous week)
  • Douglas: 7.5% (up from previous week)
  • Eagle: 10% (down from previous week)
  • Elbert: 8.5% (up from previous week)
  • El Paso: 7.1% (up from previous week)
  • Fremont: 2.4% (up from previous week)
  • Garfield: 4.2% (down from previous week)
  • Gilpin: 6.2% (up from previous week)
  • Grand: 16.1% (up from previous week)
  • Gunnison: 7% (down from previous week)
  • Hinsdale: Fewer than 10 tests in the past week
  • Huerfano: 1.8% (down from previous week)
  • Jackson: 0.0% (same)
  • Jefferson: 6.1% (up from previous week)
  • Kiowa: 4.8% (down from previous week)
  • Kit Carson: 1.3% (down from previous week)
  • Lake: 4.8% (down from previous week)
  • La Plata: 6.2% (up from previous week)
  • Larimer: 7.5% (up from previous week)
  • Las Animas: 11.4% (up from previous week)
  • Lincoln: 4.3% (up from previous week)
  • Logan: 2.8% (up from previous week)
  • Mesa: 3.8% (up from previous week)
  • Mineral: Fewer than 10 tests in the past week
  • Moffat: 5% (down from previous week)
  • Montezuma: 7% (up from previous week)
  • Montrose: 4.7% (down from previous week)
  • Morgan: 8.6% (up from previous week)
  • Otero: 2.8% (up from previous week)
  • Ouray: 13% (up from previous week)
  • Park: 9.5% (down from previous week)
  • Phillips: 7.1% (up from previous week)
  • Pitkin: 4.5% (up from previous week)
  • Prowers: 4.7% (up from previous week)
  • Pueblo: 4.3% (up from previous week)
  • Rio Blanco: 8.2% (up from previous week)
  • Rio Grande: 5.5% (down from previous week)
  • Routt: 9.1% (down from previous week)
  • Saguache: 6.9% (down from previous week)
  • San Juan: 22% (up from previous week)
  • San Miguel: 6.6% (down from previous week)
  • Sedgwick: 7.0% (up from previous week)
  • Summit: 7.3% (down from previous week)
  • Teller: 6.8% (up from previous week)
  • Washington: 1.8% (down from previous week)
  • Weld: 10.4% (up from previous week)
  • Yuma: 2.7% (same)

According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the incidence rates are also rising over the last seven days.

Graph: 8.24.21

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