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Summit County’s COVID-19 incidence rate drops below 100 cases per 100,000 people

Summit County’s COVID-19 case rates are continuing to dip. As of Friday, March 4, the county’s cumulative incidence rate was 71 cases per 100,000 people. The case rate is a dramatic decline from last week, when the county’s incidence rate was 125 cases per 100,000 people.

From Wednesday, Feb. 23, to Tuesday, March 1, the county totaled 25 new cases. According to the county’s website, there was one hospitalization Saturday, Feb. 19, but there have been none since then.

In the past 28 days, the highest number of cases was in the 20-29 (40 cases) and 30-39 (29 cases) age groups. A total of 25 cases were confirmed in youths and children ages 19 and younger.



Deaths

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.



Vaccines

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.


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