Coronavirus in Colorado: Friday, October 2 evening update


A medical worker shows the process for rapid coronavirus testing on the new Abbott ID Now machine at a ProHEALTH center in Brooklyn on August 27, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

DENVER – According to updated data released on Friday by the state, the current coronavirus case summary reads as follows:

Cases: 71,898 (+680 from Thursday)
Hospitalizations: 7,653 (+74)
Counties: 64 
People tested: 932,914 (+10,682)
Deaths among cases: 2,057 (+3), Deaths due to COVID-19: 1,968 (+6)
Outbreaks: 790 (+12)

As of today, El Paso County has reported 7,074 cases (+47 from Thursday) and 175 deaths (unchanged); Pueblo County has reported 1,159 cases (+13) and 37 deaths (unchanged); Teller County has reported 177 cases (unchanged) and four deaths (unchanged).

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