What is happening with COVID-19 in Colorado? It’s rising

Coronavirus

DENVER (KDVR) — COVID-19 continues to rise in Colorado this week, including the incidence rates. Last week, the incidence rates were similar to the week before. This week, the incidence rates are rising again.

The state’s positivity rate is also rising, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

As of Monday, the state’s 7-day positivity rate is 7.45%, which is up from 6.84%. The highest positivity rate in the state over the past seven days is Delta County with 18.4% positivity.

From Oct. 4 to Oct. 11, 42 counties saw an increase in COVID-19 positivity, 19 saw a decline in COVID-19 positivity, and three counties administered fewer than 10 tests in the past week.

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

CDPHE 10/11/21

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

1-week positivity rate:

  • Adams: 8% (up from previous week)
  • Alamosa: 10.6% (up from previous week)
  • Arapahoe: 7.8% (up from previous week)
  • Archuleta: 6.1% (down from previous week)
  • Baca: .6% (down from previous week)
  • Bent: 3.4% (up from previous week)
  • Boulder: 4.3% (up from previous week)
  • Broomfield: 6.1% (up from previous week)
  • Chaffee: 6.6% (up from previous week)
  • Cheyenne: 15% (up from previous week)
  • Clear Creek: 6.7% (up from previous week)
  • Conejos: 8.7% (up from previous week)
  • Costilla: 7.1% (down from previous week)
  • Crowley: 1.2% (down from previous week)
  • Custer: 17% (down from previous week)
  • Delta: 18.4% (up from previous week)
  • Denver: 4.9% (up from previous week)
  • Dolores: 17.8% (up from previous week)
  • Douglas: 8% (up from previous week)
  • Eagle: 7.4% (down from previous week)
  • Elbert: 16.1% (up from previous week)
  • El Paso: 10.4% (up from previous week)
  • Fremont: 8.2% (up from previous week)
  • Garfield: 11.5% (up from previous week)
  • Gilpin: 4.4% (down from previous week)
  • Grand: 10.8% (down from previous week)
  • Gunnison: 9.8% (up from previous week)
  • Hinsdale: Fewer than 10 tests in the past week
  • Huerfano: 3.9% (down from previous week)
  • Jackson: 9.1% (down from previous week)
  • Jefferson: 6.2% (up from previous week)
  • Kiowa: 6.5% (up from previous week)
  • Kit Carson: 7.4% (up from previous week)
  • Lake: 7.2% (up from previous week)
  • La Plata: 4.9% (down from previous week)
  • Larimer: 7.3% (up from previous week)
  • Las Animas: 6.1% (up from previous week)
  • Lincoln: 7.4% (up from previous week)
  • Logan: 4.9% (up from previous week)
  • Mesa: 7.7% (down from previous week)
  • Mineral: Fewer than 10 tests in the past week
  • Moffat: 14.9% (down from previous week)
  • Montezuma: 13.6% (up from previous week)
  • Montrose: 7.9% (down from previous week)
  • Morgan: 7% (up from previous week)
  • Otero: 5.4% (up from previous week)
  • Ouray: 6.2% (down from previous week)
  • Park: 16.1% (up from previous week)
  • Phillips: 11.5% (down from previous week)
  • Pitkin: 6.5% (up from previous week)
  • Prowers: 6.7% (up from previous week)
  • Pueblo: 7.3% (up from previous week)
  • Rio Blanco: 9.7% (up from previous week)
  • Rio Grande: 11% (up from previous week)
  • Routt: 10% (up from previous week)
  • Saguache: 11.5% (down from previous week)
  • San Juan: Fewer than 10 tests in the past week
  • San Miguel: 1.4% (down from previous week)
  • Sedgwick: 8.1% (up from previous week)
  • Summit: 8.8% (up from previous week)
  • Teller: 10.4% (down from previous week)
  • Washington: 12% (up from previous week)
  • Weld: 10.5% (up from previous week)
  • Yuma: 14.5% (up from previous week)

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