Downtown Denver Skyline, Photo Credit: erick4x4 (iStock)

Downtown Denver Skyline, Photo Credit: erick4x4 (iStock)

Here’s a look at the current status of COVID-19 in Colorado, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). This report was updated around 4 PM on Wednesday, July 22.

People Tested: 462,275; Roughly 8 percent of the state's 5.7M population

Confirmed cases: 41,698; 9% of tested

Total hospitalizations: 6,133; 14.7% of all confirmed cases

Deaths: 1,771 (1,643 directly related to COVID-19); 3.9% of all confirmed cases

Editor’s Note: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has now started to differentiate between those that died directly due to COVID-19 and those that died with COVID-19. Read more about that change here.

Current hospitalizations: 247 confirmed + 126 unconfirmed; 373 total

Outbreaks: 446

Found in: 63 of 64 counties

Medical Facilities anticipating staff shortages (within week): 4

Medical Facilities anticipating PPE shortages (within week): 1

Medical Facilities anticipating ICU bed shortages (within week): 0

Critical care ventilators in use: 319/1,153 (27.7%)

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Spencer McKee manages the OutThere Colorado digital publication as the Director of Content and Operations. He also writes about outdoor recreation, travel news, and more. In his spare time, he loves to rock climb, trail run, and mountain bike.


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