Colorado’s COVID-19 positivity drops for the first time in 6 weeks; incidence rates continue to rise

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Credit: CDPHE 9/7

DENVER (KDVR) — For the first time in six weeks, over half of Colorado counties are reporting a lower positivity rate over the last seven days.

As of Monday, the state’s seven day positivity rate was 5.72%, which is down from 6.69%. The highest positivity rate in the state over the past seven days is Jackson County with 23.1% positivity.

From Aug. 23 to Aug. 30, 35 counties saw a rise in COVID-19 positivity, 25 saw a decline in COVID-19 positivity, two counties had no movement and two counties administered less than ten tests in the past week.

According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the incidence rates have risen over the last seven days.

Credit: CDPHE 9/7/2021

Here’s a look at positivity rates for every county over the last seven days:

1-week positivity rate:

  • Adams: 6.7% (down from previous week)
  • Alamosa: 10.6% (up from previous week)
  • Arapahoe: 5.7% (down from previous week)
  • Archuleta: 5.9% (up from previous week)
  • Baca: 0.0% (down from previous week)
  • Bent: 3.2% (down from previous week)
  • Boulder: 4.2% (same)
  • Broomfield: 4.9% (down from previous week)
  • Chaffee: 3% (down from previous week)
  • Cheyenne: 4% (up from previous week)
  • Clear Creek: 14.1% (up from previous week)
  • Conejos: 4.1% (down from previous week)
  • Costilla: 19.5% (up from previous week)
  • Crowley: 5.6% (up from previous week)
  • Custer: 5.2% (up from previous week)
  • Delta: 4.3% (up from previous week)
  • Denver: 3.9% (down from previous week)
  • Dolores: 14% (up from previous week)
  • Douglas: 6.3% (down from previous week)
  • Eagle: 12.2% (up from previous week)
  • Elbert: 11.8% (down from previous week)
  • El Paso: 7.6% (down from previous week)
  • Fremont: 3.6% (up from previous week)
  • Garfield: 5.3% (down from previous week)
  • Gilpin: 1.6% (down from previous week)
  • Grand: 15.4% (up from previous week)
  • Gunnison: 9% (up from previous week)
  • Hinsdale: Fewer than 10 tests in the past week
  • Huerfano: 2.3% (down from previous week)
  • Jackson: 23.1% (up from previous week)
  • Jefferson: 5.1% (down from previous week)
  • Kiowa: 5% (down from previous week)
  • Kit Carson: 0.6% (down from previous week)
  • Lake: 9.1% (down from previous week)
  • La Plata: 4% (down from previous week)
  • Larimer: 6.3% (down from previous week)
  • Las Animas: 6.7% (up from previous week)
  • Lincoln: 1.6% (down from previous week)
  • Logan: 2.4% (down from previous week)
  • Mesa: 5.3% (up from previous week)
  • Mineral: Fewer than 10 tests in the past week
  • Moffat: 15.5% (up from previous week)
  • Montezuma: 3.5% (down from previous week)
  • Montrose: 3.7% (down from previous week)
  • Morgan: 4.3% (down from previous week)
  • Otero: 4.6% (up from previous week)
  • Ouray: 9.6% (up from previous week)
  • Park: 9.3% (down from previous week)
  • Phillips: 13.6% (down from previous week)
  • Pitkin: 6.2% (down from previous week)
  • Prowers: 4.6% (down from previous week)
  • Pueblo: 3.6% (down from previous week)
  • Rio Blanco: 10.9% (up from previous week)
  • Rio Grande: 4.1% (down from previous week)
  • Routt: 13.3% (up from previous week)
  • Saguache: 6.7% (up from previous week)
  • San Juan: 0.0% (down from previous week)
  • San Miguel: 1.4% (down from previous week)
  • Sedgwick: 4.1% (down from previous week)
  • Summit: 6.7% (down from previous week)
  • Teller: 4.8% (down from previous week)
  • Washington: 2.1% (down from previous week)
  • Weld: 9% (down from previous week)
  • Yuma: 6.5% (up from previous week)

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