COVID-19 continues to spread in Colorado, with numbers related to positive cases and deaths rising with each report.

According to a report from KDVR, two additional COVID-19-related deaths have been reported in Colorado, including an El Paso man in his 80s and a Gunnison County man in his 50s. The Gunnison County man had died 10 days ago, but COVID-19 positive test results were just received. This would bring the total number of deaths in Colorado to nine.

Yesterday’s official report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced that 7 deaths had occurred among 720 cases state-wide. In total 72 people are hospitalized with the virus present in 31 counties. Official updates are made around 4 PM daily, during which time the two additional deaths will likely be added to the list.

Of the seven “official” deaths that have occurred, two were aged 60-69, four were 70-79, and one was over 80. Once the two reported deaths are added to the list, Colorado will have another 80-plus death and the first COVID-19 related death of someone in their 50s.

The additional El Paso County death will bring the death toll in the county to four, which is the highest number of deaths in any Colorado county.

Gunnison County, where the other recently reported death had previously occurred, has one of the highest infection rates in the state, with 162.9 people per 100,000 residents testing positive for the virus. This follows only Eagle County, which has a rate of 167.5 positive cases per 100,000 residents.

According to the latest official report, here’s how the cases are distributed among age groups and counties. This will change around 4 PM today when a new report is released. At that point, see the updated version here.

The reported cases are distributed among age groups below:

  • 0-9: 1% (5)
  • 10-19: 3% (18)
  • 20-29: 14% (101)
  • 30-39: 17% (129; 6 hospitalized)
  • 40-49: 20% (153; 8 hospitalized)
  • 50-59: 16% (130; 16 hospitalized)
  • 60-69: 14% (116; 18 hospitalized, 2 deaths)
  • 70-79: 11% (98; 18 hospitalized, 4 deaths)
  • 80+: 5% (39; 6 hospitalized, 1 death)

Below you’ll find how many cases are in each county:

  • Adams: 25
  • Arapahoe: 58
  • Boulder: 39
  • Broomfield: 2
  • Chaffee: 3
  • Clear Creek: 3
  • Crowley: 1
  • Denver: 148
  • Douglas: 48
  • Eagle: 92
  • El Paso: 69
  • Elbert: 3
  • Garfield: 8
  • Grand: 2
  • Gunnison: 28
  • Hinsdale: 1
  • Jefferson: 55
  • Larimer: 34
  • Logan: 2
  • Mesa: 2
  • Montrose: 1
  • Morgan: 3
  • Park: 1
  • Pitkin: 18
  • Pueblo: 3
  • Routt: 3
  • San Miguel: 1
  • Summit: 8
  • Teller: 3
  • Weld: 50
  • Yuma: 1
  • Unknown or pending: 5

Male residents of Colorado have accounted for 368 cases and female residents have accounted for 351.

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