Coronavirus In Colorado- Tues., May 5 Updates

May 5, 2020

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Updated- 4:15 p.m.
 

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

There are 17,364 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.

2,919 people have been hospitalized and 903 people have died thus far due to the novel coronavirus in Colorado. More than 85,976 people have been tested, though the number may not include all negative results.

There are 170 known outbreaks reported at residential and non-hospital healthcare facilities, prisons or other facilities.

This data is complete through Mon., May 4.

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

  • El Paso – 1028 (+23 over the previous day) 
  • Douglas – 543 (+12) 
  • Pueblo – 163* (+5)
  • Chaffee – 68
  • Elbert – 36 (+4)
  • Teller – 29 (+1) 
  • Fremont – 22
  • Kit Carson – 22 (+1)
  • Alamosa – 14 
  • Baca – 12
  • Otero – 10
  • Crowley – 4
  • Lincoln – 3
  • Costilla – 3
  • Las Animas – 4
  • Prowers – 3 (+2)
  • 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 297 people there have been tested.

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

There are 16,907 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.

2,838 people have been hospitalized and 851 people have died thus far due to the novel coronavirus in Colorado. More than 83,266 people have been tested, though the number may not include all negative results.

There are 163 known outbreaks reported at residential and non-hospital healthcare facilities, prisons or other facilities.

This data is complete through Sun., May 3.

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

  • El Paso – 1005 
  • Douglas – 531 
  • Pueblo – 158
  • Chaffee – 68*
  • Elbert – 32
  • Teller – 28 
  • Fremont – 22
  • Kit Carson – 21
  • Alamosa – 14 
  • Baca – 12
  • Otero – 10
  • Crowley – 4
  • Lincoln – 3
  • Costilla – 3
  • Las Animas – 4*
  • Custer – 2
  • Huerfano – 2
  • Prowers – 1
  • Kiowa – 0

* Las Animas-Huerfano Counties Health District and Chaffee County are 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 297 people there have been tested.

See yesterday's updates here.