50% of Colorado counties see 7-day rise in COVID-19

Coronavirus

DENVER (KDVR) — Over the last seven days, COVID-19 cases continued to go up in Colorado.

From Aug. 9 to Aug. 16, 32 counties saw a rise in COVID-19 positivity, 28 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 5.75%, which is up from 5.56%. The highest positivity rate in the state over the past seven days is Custer County with 15.8% positivity.

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

1-week positivity rate:

  • Adams: 7.4% (up from previous week)
  • Alamosa: 2.9% (down from previous week)
  • Arapahoe: 6.4% (up from previous week)
  • Archuleta: 10.1% (up from previous week)
  • Baca: 4.3% (up from previous week)
  • Bent: 3.4% (up from previous week)
  • Boulder: 4% (up from previous week)
  • Broomfield: 5.4% (down from previous week)
  • Chaffee: 5.6% (up from previous week)
  • Cheyenne: 11.9% (up from previous week)
  • Clear Creek: 4.2% (down from previous week)
  • Conejos: 4.7% (up from previous week)
  • Costilla: 3.3% (up from previous week)
  • Crowley: 2.2% (down from previous week)
  • Custer: 15.8% (up from previous week)
  • Delta: 2.2% (down from previous week)
  • Denver: 4.8% (up from previous week)
  • Dolores: 5.9% (up from previous week)
  • Douglas: 6.5% (up from previous week)
  • Eagle: 10.7% (down from previous week)
  • Elbert: 7.1% (down from previous week)
  • El Paso: 6.6% (down from previous week)
  • Fremont: 2.0% (down from previous week)
  • Garfield: 4.9% (down from previous week)
  • Gilpin: 3.7% (down from previous week)
  • Grand: 10.4% (up from previous week)
  • Gunnison: 7.6% (down from previous week)
  • Hinsdale: Fewer than 10 tests in the past week
  • Huerfano: 6.6% (up from previous week)
  • Jackson: 0.0% (down from previous week)
  • Jefferson: 5.3% (up from previous week)
  • Kiowa: 5.6% (up from previous week)
  • Kit Carson: 2.3% (up from previous week)
  • Lake: 11.7% (down from previous week)
  • La Plata: 5.8% (down from previous week)
  • Larimer: 7% (up from previous week)
  • Las Animas: 5.5% (up from previous week)
  • Lincoln: 0.0% (down from previous week)
  • Logan: 1.1% (down from previous week)
  • Mesa: 3.3% (up from previous week)
  • Mineral: Fewer than 10 tests in the past week
  • Moffat: 6.9% (down from previous week)
  • Montezuma: 5.5% (same)
  • Montrose: 5.1% (down from previous week)
  • Morgan: 6.3% (up from previous week)
  • Otero: 1.3% (down from previous week)
  • Ouray: 10.5% (up from previous week)
  • Park: 13.8 (up from previous week)
  • Phillips: 3.8% (up from previous week)
  • Pitkin: 2.7% (down from previous week)
  • Prowers: 4.6% (down from previous week)
  • Pueblo: 3.3% (down from previous week)
  • Rio Blanco: 7.2% (down from previous week)
  • Rio Grande: 6.6% (up from previous week)
  • Routt: 9.7% (up from previous week)
  • Saguache: 8.2% (up from previous week)
  • San Juan: 14.9% (down from previous week)
  • San Miguel: 15.7% (up from previous week)
  • Sedgwick: 5.7% (down from previous week)
  • Summit: 8.5% (down from previous week)
  • Teller: 1.9% (down from previous week)
  • Washington: 2.8% (up from previous week)
  • Weld: 9.2% (up from previous week)
  • Yuma: 2.7% (same)
Updated on 8/16

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

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