COLORADO CORONAVIRUS: Boulder County has a high level of COVID-19
COLORADO CORONAVIRUS: Boulder County has a high level of COVID-19

COLORADO CORONAVIRUS: Boulder County has a high level of COVID-19

BOULDER COUNTY, Colorado (KDVR) – Covid-19 rates continue to rise steadily in Colorado over the past month. Last week, Colorado COVID-19 Event Manager Scott Bookman said the coronavirus is here to stay.

“This virus is here to stay, there is no doubt about that,” Bookman said. Humans have learned how to live with the flu virus, and we want to do the same with the coronavirus, he said.

Boulder County Public Health said the county moved into one high level of COVID-19 transmission on Friday based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention metrics.

The CDC said that community with one high level of COVID-19 transmission must do the following:

“The shift from the medium to the high COVID-19 community level indicates that COVID cases are high in our community and the strain on hospitals and health facilities in Boulder County is increasing,” This is stated by BCPH in a statement on Friday.

The case rate in Boulder County is 318.5 per. 100,000 inhabitants, new COVID-19 hospital admissions are at 10.6 per. 100,000 inhabitants, and manned beds in the use of COVID-positive people is 1.9% according to data from the CDC.

On May 26, Boulder County’s COVID-19 positivity rate was 10.8% over the past week. Colorado’s positivity rate was 10.06%.

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