Press Release

COVID-19 variant cases remain low; residential care visitation guidelines to be closely monitored

Remote, February 1, 2021: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) officials are closely monitoring visitation guidelines for residential care facilities as the number B 1.1.7 variant cases have remained a small percentage of overall  COVID-19 instances in the state. Current case totals can be viewed in the case summary snapshot on the COVID-19 data dashboard.

CDPHE adding past-dated cases into electronic laboratory reporting system

DENVER (Jan. 26, 2021): Over the next several days, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will be adding 3,020 past-dated cases to the COVID-19 data dashboard. This new data comes from provider files submitted to CDPHE via email or fax that have to be transferred into the electronic laboratory reporting (ELR) system. The majority of the cases were from last year, including approximately 2,300 from November and December.

Latest models indicate SARS-CoV-2 infections are decreasing, but estimates still say 1 in 115 Coloradans are currently infectious 

Public health protocols and vaccinations will be critical, especially with the new B.1.1.7 variant

REMOTE, (Jan 26, 2021): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and the Colorado School of Public Health(ColoradoSPH) are releasing an updated COVID-19 Regional Models report