COVID-19 spike? Nearly 60% of Colorado counties see 7-day rise in positivity

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DENVER (KDVR) — After seeing the first decline in six weeks for COVID-19 positivity rates in Colorado last week, numbers are back up this week.

As of Monday, the state’s 7-day positivity rate was 6.06%, which is up from 5.72%. The highest positivity rate in the state over the past seven days is Saguache County with 22.2% positivity.

From Sept. 6-13, 38 counties saw a rise in COVID-19 positivity, 22 saw a decline in COVID-19 positivity, two counties had no movement and two counties administered fewer than 10 tests in the past week.

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

Credit: CDPH, Sept. 14, 2021

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

1-week positivity rate:

  • Adams: 7% (up from previous week)
  • Alamosa: 5% (down from previous week)
  • Arapahoe: 5% (down from previous week)
  • Archuleta: 6.3% (up from previous week)
  • Baca: 10.3% (up from previous week)
  • Bent: 2.6% (down from previous week)
  • Boulder: 3.8% (down from previous week)
  • Broomfield: 4.2% (down from previous week)
  • Chaffee: 3.4% (up from previous week)
  • Cheyenne: 5% (up from previous week)
  • Clear Creek: 9.6% (down from previous week)
  • Conejos: 4.9% (up from previous week)
  • Costilla: 18.4% (down from previous week)
  • Crowley: 2.4% (down from previous week)
  • Custer: 9.5% (up from previous week)
  • Delta: 8.2% (up from previous week)
  • Denver: 3.5% (down from previous week)
  • Dolores: 8.8% (down from previous week)
  • Douglas: 7.3% (up from previous week)
  • Eagle: 12% (down from previous week)
  • Elbert: 12.8% (up from previous week)
  • El Paso: 9% (up from previous week)
  • Fremont: 5% (up from previous week)
  • Garfield: 6.2% (up from previous week)
  • Gilpin: 7.1% (up from previous week)
  • Grand: 11.4% (down from previous week)
  • Gunnison: 10.9% (up from previous week)
  • Hinsdale: Fewer than 10 tests in the past week
  • Huerfano: 11.4% (up from previous week)
  • Jackson: 11.8% (down from previous week)
  • Jefferson: 5.7% (up from previous week)
  • Kiowa: 17.6% (up from previous week)
  • Kit Carson: 0.9% (up from previous week)
  • Lake: 10% (up from previous week)
  • La Plata: 3.9% (down from previous week)
  • Larimer: 6.3% (same)
  • Las Animas: 3.5% (down from previous week)
  • Lincoln: 4.4% (up from previous week)
  • Logan: 4% (up from previous week)
  • Mesa: 6.6% (up from previous week)
  • Mineral: Fewer than 10 tests in the past week
  • Moffat: 17% (up from previous week)
  • Montezuma: 4.2% (up from previous week)
  • Montrose: 6.5% (up from previous week)
  • Morgan: 4.8% (up from previous week)
  • Otero: 8.6% (up from previous week)
  • Ouray: 4.9% (down from previous week)
  • Park: 8% (down from previous week)
  • Phillips: 18.7% (up from previous week)
  • Pitkin: 5.7% (down from previous week)
  • Prowers: 8.5% (up from previous week)
  • Pueblo: 5.3% (up from previous week)
  • Rio Blanco: 8.9% (down from previous week)
  • Rio Grande: 5.3% (up from previous week)
  • Routt: 11.3% (down from previous week)
  • Saguache: 22.2% (up from previous week)
  • San Juan: 0.0% (same)
  • San Miguel: 2% (up from previous week)
  • Sedgwick: 2.2% (down from previous week)
  • Summit: 4.9% (down from previous week)
  • Teller: 7.4% (up from previous week)
  • Washington: 4.7% (up from previous week)
  • Weld: 9.8% (up from previous week)
  • Yuma: 13.9% (up from previous week)

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