The CDC said areas in a Level Red should do the following:
- Wear a mask indoors in public
- Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines
- Get tested if you have symptoms
- Additional precautions may be needed for people at high risk for severe illness
The positivity rate in Denver is at 12.2% as of Thursday.
“While case rates in our community are higher than they have been in recent months, they are far from where they were during the omicron surge. Rates of hospitalization continue to be low, especially among people who are vaccinated and our hospital capacity is not in jeopardy,” the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment said on Friday.
As cases rise in the county, data shows that deaths are not rising.
The Denver Department of Public Health and Environment said COVID-19 cases are expected to fluctuate in the county throughout the summer.