COVID-19 updates from September 20 to 26, 2021



More than 653,000 people in Colorado have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 37,600 were hospitalized on Monday, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

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Click here for the latest update on the number of cases, age, sex and location of presumptive positive, undetermined, and confirmed cases from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Below we update this blog with the latest information regarding COVID-19 in Colorado.

Latest updates:

Monday, September 20

4:44 pm | Colorado administered 80,703 third doses

The state of Colorado has administered 80,703 third doses so far, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). CDPHE said this number does not include invalidated doses, such as those caused by temperature deviations, or personal registration doses, which are manually entered into CIIS based on a patient’s attestation. and “may not be as reliable as the data entered by providers at the time. administration ”, according to the agency.

The number of people who received a third dose increases to 84,907 with personal record doses and invalidated doses included, the CDPHE said.

4 p.m. Latest COVID-19 data

Here is Monday’s COVID-19 data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. A reminder that today’s state data is an aggregate of the weekend as well as Monday.

653,465 cases (+ 4,832)
37,619 hospitalized (+146)
64 departments (+0)
3,637,452 people tested (+21,133)
10 819 192 test meetings (+89 657)
7,405 deaths among the cases (+31)
7,715 deaths due to COVID-19 (+19)
6,012 households (+13)

The latest hospital data showed 980 beds used by confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients, 45 more than Sunday. Colorado’s seven-day average positivity rate was 6.37%. The state’s objective is to stay below 5%.

As of Monday, 3,737,523 people had received at least one dose of the vaccine and 3,420,472 people had been fully immunized.

12:10 | Colorado Children’s Hospital is suspending some services due to increase in hospitalizations due to increase in respiratory illnesses – including COVID-19 – among

A Children’s Colorado official said they are temporarily “consolidating” resources to respond to an early onset of the respiratory season in children, the pediatric mental health crisis, delta variant transmissibility and “increased demands. imposed on healthcare workers as more people choose to leave the industry like never before. “

Starting this Thursday, September 23, Children’s Colorado:

  • Temporarily suspend after-hours care / virtual emergency care services
  • Temporary closure of emergency care services at Children’s Colorado’s Wheatridge and Uptown facilities will be extended
  • Colorado children’s services at Parker Adventist Hospital will be temporarily suspended, resulting in a temporary closure there. Parker Adventist’s emergency department remains open 24/7.

11:45 am | Governor Polis urges FDA to approve COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11

Governor Jared Polis urged the FDA to “reverse its weekend plans and postpone other agenda items” to review data on the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 years to move forward “immediately with approval”.

“We want to end the pandemic now and there is no time to waste,” he said in his statement.

Pfizer and BioNTech said on Monday that late stage trials of its COVID-19 vaccine in children showed the injections were safe and effective in children aged 5 to 11. Read more about it here.

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