Routt County’s Most Recent Two-Week Case Count is 224 Cases

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO, December 9, 2020 – Routt County Public Health updated the COVID-19 Dashboard Sunday, December 8th.  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 08, 2020. At 224 cases in last two weeks, Routt County continues to be at Level Red.  In order to get back down to Level Orange/High Risk, Routt County would need to be in the range of 45-89 cases in a two-week period.

The COVID-19 dashboard is updated three times a week, Sunday nights, Tuesday nights and Thursday nights.  More details on trends and surveillance will be available at the next Board of Health meeting on Wednesday, December 9th at 10:30 am.

Total case count in Routt County (through December 6th): 790

·       594 COVID cases confirmed

·       196 probable cases

Total tests administered: 19453

Total resident hospitalizations: 26

Total deaths: 16

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Two-week case count (Nov 23 – December 6, 2020): 224

One-week case count (November 30– December 6 2020): 113

Cases per 100,000 people in 14-day period: 873.2

Cases per 100,000 people in 7-day period: 440.5

Total visitor cases in two-week period: 14

Total tests administered in a two-week period: 2789

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center (two weeks): 4

Routt County Resident COVID-19 Hospitalizations (two weeks): 3

 

Key links:

·       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.

Dial Level

Level Green: Protect Our Neighbors

  • Fewer than 25 cases per 100,000 in two weeks

  • Routt County: Fewer than 7 cases in two weeks

Level Blue: Cautious

  • Fewer than 75 cases per 100,000 in two weeks

  • Routt County: 7-19 cases in two weeks

Level Yellow: Concern

  • 75-175 cases per 100,000 in two weeks

  • Routt County: 20-44 cases in two weeks

Level Orange: High Risk

  • cases per 100,000 in two weeks

  • Routt County: 45-89 cases in two weeks

Level Red: Severe Risk

  • More than 350 cases per 100,000 in two weeks

  • Routt County: 90 or more cases in two weeks

Level Purple: Extreme Risk

  • No case threshold. Hospital capacity risks being breached.

  • Yampa Valley Medical Center capacity risks being breached.

Contact: Robin Schepper, , Office of Community Engagement

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