Coronavirus in Colorado: Tuesday, August 25 evening update

Coronavirus

DENVER — According to updated data released Tuesday by the state, the current coronavirus case summary reads as follows:

55,800 cases* (+459 from Monday)
6,894 hospitalized (+49)
63 counties (unchanged)
678,335 people tested** (+4,422)
1,926 deaths among cases (+7), 1,826 deaths due to COVID-19 (+2)
581 outbreaks (+9)

*The number of cases includes people who have had a test that indicated they were positive for COVID-19. The number of cases also includes epidemiologically-linked cases — or cases where public health epidemiologists have determined that infection is highly likely because a person exhibited symptoms and had close contact with someone who tested positive. The number of epidemiologically-linked cases represents a very small portion of the reported cases.

**The total number of people tested may not include all negative results.

El Paso County has reported 5,806 positive cases (+83) and 151 deaths (+1).

Pueblo County has reported 806 positive cases (+8) and 34 deaths (unchanged).

Teller County has reported 157 positive cases (+3) and 3 deaths (unchanged).

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