Coronavirus in Colorado: COVID-19 updates for Oct. 11-17, 2021 – The Denver Channel

More than 694,300 people in Colorado have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 39,500 have been hospitalized as of Monday, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

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Click here for the latest update on the number of cases, the age, gender and location of presumptive positive, indeterminate and confirmed cases from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Below, we’re updating this blog with the latest information regarding COVID-19 in Colorado.

Latest updates:

Monday, October 11

4 p.m. | Latest COVID-19 numbers

Colorado reported a total of 944 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 on Monday, the highest patient count since Jan. 1. Here are the latest coronavirus numbers for Colorado — a reminder that today’s state data is an aggregate from the weekend as well as Monday’s.

694,349 cases (+5,884)
39,571 hospitalized (+121)
64 counties (+0)
3,782,515 people tested (+19,155)
11,472,369 test encounters (+86,647)
7,767 deaths among cases (+34)
7,996 deaths due to COVID-19 (+0)
6,237 outbreaks (+9)

The latest hospital data showed 1,012 beds in use, 42 more than Sunday. Colorado’s seven-day average positivity rate was 7.45%. The state’s goal is to remain below 5%.

As of Monday, 3,813,559 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine in Colorado, and 3,503,121 people have been fully vaccinated.

Click here for the COVID-19 live blog for Oct. 4-10, 2021.