Summit County COVID-19 cases rise slightly |

Summit County COVID-19 cases rise slightly

Summit County’s COVID-19 case rates have jumped slightly from last week. As of Friday, March 18, the county’s seven-day cumulative incidence rate was 45 cases per 100,000 people, which is up from 19 cases per 100,000 residents just seven days ago.

From Thursday, March 10, to Wednesday, March 16, the county totaled 14 cases.

In the past 28 days, the highest number of cases was in the 30-39 (20) and 60-69 (19) age groups. A total of 16 cases were confirmed in youths and children ages 19 and younger.


There have been no additional deaths reported in the past week.

According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s website, there have been 14 deaths among COVID-19 cases in Summit County, 11 of which have been deaths due to COVID-19. The remaining three deaths were people who died of causes other than COVID-19 while also testing positive for the virus within 30 days of death.


The community continues to have a high vaccination rate. About 85% of the county’s population is considered to be fully vaccinated. About 45% of the county’s population has gotten a booster dose, which is the same as last week.

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