Routt County Two-Week Case Count Rises to 256 Cases

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO, December 2, 2020 – Routt County Public Health updated the COVID-19 Dashboard.  This report includes cases reported to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and all PCR and antigen tests reported to CDPHE and Routt County Public Health through December 01, 2020

The data presented includes collection up to November 29th and reporting through December 1, 2020.  In the two-week period from November 16th – 29th there have been 256 cases in Routt County and 108 cases in the most recent week.  Since the pandemic started there have been 676 cases in Routt County. Please note that the dashboard now includes count of cases attributed to Routt County COIVD-19 outbreaks by sector starting on or after September 1, 2020. The Board of Health will be discussing this in more detail today at 10:30 am.

Total case count in Routt County: 676

·       489 COVID cases confirmed

·       187 probable cases

Total tests administered: 17902

Total resident hospitalizations: 15

Total deaths: 14


Two-week case count (Nov 16 - 29, 2020): 256

One-week case count (November 23 – 29, 2020): 108

Cases per 100,000 people in 14-day period: 998

Cases per 100,000 people in 7-day period: 421

Total visitor cases in two-week period: 21

Total tests administered in a two-week period: 2965

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center: 1

Routt County Resident COVID-19 Hospitalizations (two weeks): 6

Other updates:

·       Routt County was notified by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) that the state moved Routt County Level Red/Extreme Risk as of Friday, November 20th at 5:00 pm.  See the press release here.

·       The state’s COVID-19 Dial can be found here.  

·       Check out state capacity restrictions at every level .

·       Check out the Colorado map of counties and their levels here.

·       The Routt County COVID-19 dashboard can be found here.

·       To join the Board of Health meeting every Wednesday at 10:30 am link, passcode is 522.

Contact: Robin Schepper, , Office of Community Engagement