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Summit County’s COVID incidence rate surpasses 100 cases per 100,000 people for the first time since February

Summit County’s seven-day cumulative incident rate has surpassed 100 cases per 100,000 people, the first time it’s done so since late February. According to the county’s website, the rate was about 109 cases per 100,000 people as of Friday, April 22.

From Tuesday, April 12 to Tuesday, April 19, the county totaled 44 new cases.

In the past 28 days, the highest number of cases was in the 50-59 (25 cases) and 30-39 (20 cases) age groups. A total of 18 cases were confirmed in youths and children ages 19 and younger.



Deaths

There has been one recorded death due to COVID-19 since last week, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s website.

The website says there have been 14 deaths among COVID-19 cases in Summit County, 13 of which have been deaths due to COVID-19. Last week, the state’s dashboard said there were 12 cases due to the virus.



The remaining death was someone who died of causes other than COVID-19 while also testing positive for the virus within 30 days of death.

Vaccines

The community’s vaccination rate remains unchanged from last week. About 86% of the county’s population is considered to be fully vaccinated. About 51% of the county’s population has gotten one booster dose and about 14% have gotten a second booster dose.

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