Coronavirus In Colorado- Thurs., May 7 Updates

May 7, 2020

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Update-4:40 p.m.

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 18,371 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

3,557 people have been hospitalized and 944 people have died thus far due to the novel coronavirus in Colorado. More than 92,267 people have been tested, though the number may not include all negative results.

There are 178 known outbreaks reported at residential and non-hospital healthcare facilities, prisons or other facilities.

This data is complete through Wed., May 4.

In Southern and Southeastern Colorado counties, known cases of COVID-19 are as follows:

  • El Paso – 1079 (+24 over the previous day) 
  • Douglas – 573 (+17)
  • Pueblo – 169* (+6)
  • Chaffee – 68
  • Elbert – 37
  • Teller – 30 
  • Kit Carson – 24
  • Fremont – 23 (+1)
  • Alamosa – 25 (+3)
  • Baca – 12
  • Otero – 10
  • Prowers – 8 
  • Crowley – 4
  • Lincoln – 3
  • Costilla – 3
  • Las Animas – 4
  • Huerfano – 3* (+1)
  • Custer – 2
  • Kiowa – 0

* Pueblo County is reporting known cases of COVID-19 not yet reflected in data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment due to a difference in reporting periods. The Las Animas-Huerfano Counties District Health Department is also reporting an additional known case in Huerfano County not yet reflected in state data.

Additionally, Colfax County in Northern New Mexico continues to hold steady, with five known cases of COVID-19. At least 307 people there have been tested.

Original morning post:

---Latest Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 17,830 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

2,986 people have been hospitalized and 921 people have died thus far due to the novel coronavirus in Colorado. More than 89,529 people have been tested, though the number may not include all negative results.

There are 174 known outbreaks reported at residential and non-hospital healthcare facilities, prisons or other facilities.

This data is complete through Tue., May 4.

In Southern and Southeastern Colorado counties, known cases of COVID-19 are as follows:

  • El Paso – 1055 
  • Douglas – 556
  • Pueblo – 163*
  • Chaffee – 68
  • Elbert – 37
  • Teller – 30 
  • Kit Carson – 24
  • Fremont – 22
  • Alamosa – 22
  • Baca – 12
  • Otero – 10
  • Prowers – 8 
  • Crowley – 4
  • Lincoln – 3
  • Costilla – 3
  • Las Animas – 4
  • Custer – 2
  • Huerfano – 2
  • Kiowa – 0

* Pueblo County is reporting known cases of COVID-19 not yet reflected in data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment due to a difference in reporting periods.

Additionally, Colfax County in Northern New Mexico continues to hold steady, with five known cases of COVID-19. At least 300 people there have been tested.

See yesterday's updates here.