Press Release

State adds 650 historical COVID-19 cases to data dashboard

REMOTE, (July 9, 2021): Today’s data dashboard updates will add 650 positive COVID-19 cases to the state’s historical totals. These cases come from manual reports submitted to CDPHE by providers and labs covering the results of 24,714 tests conducted between March 2020 and May 2021. Testing providers notified people with positive results, but today CDPHE is adding them to the state’s case totals on the data dashboard. 

Modeling report provides analysis on declining SARS-CoV-2 hospitalization in previous weeks; areas with higher vaccination rates have fewer cases

REMOTE, (July 8, 2021): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and the Colorado School of Public Health released the most recent statewide modeling report showing the state’s SARS-CoV-2 epidemic is declining. The effective reproduction number for SARS-CoV-2 statewide is below one at 0.77, indicating that SARS-CoV-2 infections are still occurring but at a decreasing transmission rate. Currently, 1 in 390 Coloradans are estimated to be infected.

State updates COVID-19 variant data on dashboard

REMOTE, (July 6, 2021): Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) updated its COVID-19 variant information on the data dashboard. These updates include changes to variant data by county and the Variant Sentinel Surveillance visualization to align with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) latest guidance on variants of concern and variants of interest.

Mobile vaccination clinics for Fourth of July weekend including the largest fireworks display in the state after the Colorado Rapids game

The state and its partners are excited to offer mobile vaccine clinics at holiday celebrations across Colorado, including at the fireworks display following the Colorado Rapids game that is the largest in the state.

Time is running out to qualify for the final drawing to win $1 million as part of the Colorado Comeback Cash program! 

Eligible Coloradans who receive at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and have their information inputted into the  the Colorado Immunization Information System (CIIS), the Veterans Administration (“VA”) immunization records database, or the Department of Defense (“DoD”) immunization records, where applicable, by midnight on June 30, 2021 are automatically eligible to win $1 million as part of the last Colorado Comeback Cash drawing. The final winner will be announced next week.