Summit County’s COVID-19 incident rate declines for another week |

Summit County’s COVID-19 incident rate declines for another week

Summit County’s COVID-19 incidence rate has continued to decline in the past week. According to the county’s website, its cumulative seven-day incidence rate is about 48 cases per 100,000 people, down from 70 cases last week. 

From Wednesday, Sept. 14, to Wednesday, Sept. 21, the county totaled 15 new cases. 

In the past 28 days, the highest number of cases was among those in the 60-69 (17 cases) and 30-39 (14 cases) age groups. A total of six cases were confirmed in youths and children ages 19 and younger.


There is no change in deaths compared to last week.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s website says there have been 15 deaths among COVID-19 cases in Summit County since the beginning of the pandemic, 15 of which have been deaths due to COVID-19. 


Summit County Government’s COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard is undergoing a system update, according to David Rossi, Communications Director for Summit County Government. Therefore, updated Summit County vaccination rates are not available at this time. 

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