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Colorado Coronavirus: Colorado’s COVID-19 positivity rate rises nearly 10%, hospitals still struggle

Denver (KDVR) – In Infection and positivity rates for COVID-19 Soared over the past week in Colorado. COVID-19 hospital admissions also continue to rise in our stateHospitals are forced to make difficult decisions about patient care.

Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment Reports said 1,296 confirmed COVID-19 patients were hospitalized across the state on Sunday. Current hospitalization numbers are similar to trends last winter, but beds are much rarer this time around. The average seven-day ICU bed usage hovers around 90% or higher.

As of Monday, the state’s 7-day positivity rate is 9.49%, up from 8.69%. The highest positivity rate in the state over the past seven days is Yuma County with 24.9% positivity.

From November 1 to November 8, 36 counties have seen an increase in COVID-19 positivity, 24 saw a decrease in COVID-19 positivity, three counties were unchanged from last week, and one county conducted fewer than 10 tests in the past week.

Colorado New COVID-19 case rates are on the rise As the national average is declining.

according to Colorado Department of Public Health and the EnvironmentInfection rates have been on the rise over the past seven days.

CDPHE: 11/8/2021

Here is a look at Positivity rates per county for the past seven days:

Positive rate for a week:

  • Adams: 10.5% (up from the previous week)
  • Alamosa: 7.6% (lower than the previous week)
  • Arapahoe: 9% (up from the previous week)
  • Archuleta: 17.4% (up from the previous week)
  • Alpaca: 7% (up from the previous week)
  • Bending: 2.8% (same)
  • Boulder: 6.5% (up from the previous week)
  • Broomfield: 8.8% (up from the previous week)
  • Chaffee: 8.8% (up from the previous week)
  • Cheyenne: 0.0% (down from the previous week)
  • Clear Creek: 7.5% (up from the previous week)
  • Conejos: 12.4% (lower than the previous week)
  • Costella: 17.9% (up from the previous week)
  • Crowley: 1.8% (lower than the previous week)
  • Custard: 13.8% (lower than the previous week)
  • Delta: 13.5% (lower than the previous week)
  • Denver: 6.6% (compared to the previous week)
  • Dolores: 5.9% (up from the previous week)
  • Douglas: 11.6% (up from the previous week)
  • Eagle: 14.8% (up from the previous week)
  • Elbert: 11.5% (lower than the previous week)
  • El Paso: 12.2% (up from the previous week)
  • Fremont: 12.4% (up from the previous week)
  • Garfield: 9.5% (up from the previous week)
  • Gilpin: 12.4% (up from the previous week)
  • Major: 8.4% (up from the previous week)
  • Gunnison: 8.4% (lower than the previous week)
  • Hinsdale: Less than 10 tests in the last week
  • Huerfano: 10.0% (lower than the previous week)
  • Jackson: 5.7% (compared to the previous week)
  • Jefferson: 9.3% (same)
  • Kiowa: 4.1% (down from the previous week)
  • Kit Carson: 0.0% (down from the previous week)
  • Lake: 8.3% (lower than the previous week)
  • La Plata: 7.9% (down from the previous week)
  • Larimer: 9.1% (same)
  • Las Animas: 5.8% (lower than the previous week)
  • Lincoln: 4.7% (up from the previous week)
  • Logan: 6.1% (up from the previous week)
  • Mesa: 10% (up from the previous week)
  • Metals: 9.1% (up from the previous week)
  • Moffat: 10.9% (up from the previous week)
  • Montezuma: 9.2% (lower than the previous week)
  • Montrose: 14.3% (lower than the previous week)
  • Morgan: 8.4% (down from the previous week)
  • Otero: 6% (up from the previous week)
  • Ouray: 9.6% (up from the previous week)
  • Park: 11.6% (lower than the previous week)
  • Phillips: 13.5% (up from the previous week)
  • Bitcoin: 5.7% (down from the previous week)
  • Powers: 10.5% (lower than the previous week)
  • Pueblo: 10.7% (up from the previous week)
  • Rio Blanco: 9.8% (lower than the previous week)
  • Rio Grande: 7.3% (compared to the previous week)
  • Track: 10.7% (up from the previous week)
  • Saguache: 12.7% (up from the previous week)
  • San Juan: 14.3% (up from the previous week)
  • San Miguel: 5.7% (compared to the previous week)
  • Sedgwick: 3.3% (lower than the previous week)
  • High: 11.6% (lower than the previous week)
  • Teller: 10.7% (lower than the previous week)
  • Washington: 11.9% (up from the previous week)
  • Welding: 12.6% (up from the previous week)
  • Days: 24.9% (up from the previous week)

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