There are at the moment 727 folks hospitalized with COVID-19, and the state’s seven-day, shifting common positivity price stayed at 5.52%.
COLORADO, USA — There are 727 sufferers at the moment hospitalized with COVID-19 in Colorado as of Jan. 18, and the seven-day, shifting common positivity price remained to five.52%, based on the latest information from the Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE).
Additionally, 287,179 folks have been immunized with one dose of the vaccine as of Jan. 19, and 51,299 have been immunized with two doses. Both vaccines at the moment approved are about 95% efficient and require two doses to realize immunization.
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Positivity is a vital indicator of the standing of COVID-19 within the state. The World Health Organization (WHO) in May 2020 really helpful that the positivity price be at or under 5% to include the virus.
Current hospitalization information are additionally a key metric as a result of they are often an indicator of whether or not Colorado’s hospital system is being overwhelmed by the virus. In April, hospitalizations peaked at 888 in someday. That quantity was surpassed Nov. 5, when the quantity elevated to 894, and it climbed by way of Dec. 2 when hospitalizations peaked slightly below 2,000. Since then, the quantity has trended downward.
Data are launched every day at 4 p.m. Numbers might be up to date every day at the moment.
A breakdown of the information and hyperlinks to associated tales may be discovered under.
What to know proper now:
- 287,179 folks immunized with the primary dose of vaccine, up from 278,686 the day prior.
- 51,299 folks immunized with two doses, up from 49,744 the day prior.
- 377,856 cumulative circumstances, up from 376,171 the day prior.
- 20,769 cumulative hospitalizations, up from 20,717 the day prior.
- 5,388 deaths amongst those that examined constructive for COVID-19, up from 5,386 the day prior.
- 4,502 deaths as a consequence of COVID-19, the identical because the day prior.
- Get the latest on data from CDPHE here.
- Find vaccination information from CDPHE here.
- Gov. Jared Polis issued an government order mandating face masks or coverings for anybody in indoor locations in public.
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Coronavirus information breakdown
CDPHE studies 377,856 folks have examined constructive for the illness brought on by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. That’s up from 376,171 the day prior.
The graphic under reveals case progress, which comes from subtracting the full variety of circumstances from yesterday. A shifting common helps seize a development over a time frame. This removes some noise from the day-to-day numbers. The line on the graph is the seven-day shifting common of case progress.
Vaccination information breakdown
- Colorado is at the moment in Phases 1A and 1B.
- 287,179 folks have been immunized with the primary dose, up from 278,686 the day prior.
- 51,299 folks have been immunized with two doses, up from 49,744 the day prior.
- 474 whole vaccine suppliers.
Colorado obtained its first cargo of the COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 14. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration in December approved emergency use for each the Pfizer vaccine and the Moderna vaccine. Both are round 95% efficient and require two doses.
The graph under reveals the quantity of people that obtained a COVID-19 vaccine every day.
Positivity is the variety of exams that come again with a COVID-19 outcome. Above 10% could possibly be an indicator that not sufficient testing is being carried out and that solely folks more likely to have COVID are getting examined. The World Health Organization really helpful in May 2020 that the positivity price ought to be even decrease, 5%, to include the virus.
- 5,388 deaths amongst folks with COVID-19
- 4,502 deaths as a consequence of COVID-19
The majority of deaths — 54% — are amongst folks over age 80; 24% of deaths occurred in folks between ages 70-79, and 12% have been in folks ages 60-69.
The graph under reveals the quantity of people that have died from COVID-19 primarily based on the date of their demise.
On May 15, CDPHE shifted to a demise documentation distinction that divided into “deaths among cases” and “deaths due to COVID-19.” Dr. Rachel Herlihy, a state epidemiologist at CDPHE, stated on May 18 that deaths within the “among” class are from people who examined constructive for COVID-19 both earlier than or after demise. This is finished by medical employees on the entrance line. Deaths within the “due to” class lag and stem from demise certificates that the Centers for Disease Control codes after which sends to CDPHE. On the CDPHE web site, it explains the 2 classes shouldn’t be on the identical timeline due to reporting variations.
Of those that examined constructive for the illness, a complete of 20,769 cumulative hospitalizations have been reported.
As of Jan. 19, 727 sufferers have been hospitalized with the illness, based on the latest information from the Colorado Hospital Association. Within the final 24 hours, 141 sufferers had been transferred or discharged.
(Note: 93% of services reported information as of Jan. 18.)
The graph under reveals the variety of folks at the moment hospitalized with a COVID-19 prognosis and the quantity of people that have been discharged or transferred inside 24 hours. This is a key metric as a result of it may be an indicator of whether or not or not Colorado’s hospital system is being overwhelmed by the virus.
According to CDPHE, 5,057,763 whole exams have been administered and a couple of,309,773 folks have been examined. All 64 counties have reported circumstances.
This graph reveals the full variety of exams processed every day.
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