For the third week in a row, Summit County’s COVID-19 incidence rate drops


The incidence rate of COVID-19 in Summit County has been declining over the past week. According to the county’s website, its seven-day cumulative incidence rate is 97 cases per 100,000 people, up from 161 cases last week.

From Wednesday July 27 to Wednesday August 3, the county totaled 39 new cases.

In the last 28 days, the highest number of cases was in the age groups 60-69 years (49 cases) and 20-29 years (45 cases). A total of 23 cases have been confirmed in young people and children aged 19 and under.



Deaths

There is no change in deaths from last week, meaning there were no deaths from COVID-19 in the past week.



The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment website says there have been 14 deaths among Summit County COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, 13 of which are deaths from to COVID-19.

The reported number of COVID-19 deaths has fluctuated in recent weeks, but officials say the change may not be accurate as the change is due to a problem with the data recording system being worked on. . The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment explained that the federal coding system, which provides them with data on deaths from COVID-19, is currently being upgraded.

Vaccines

About 93.3% of the county’s resident population has received at least one dose of the vaccine. About 82% of the same population received their original vaccine series, i.e. one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, two doses of Moderna or two doses of Pfizer.

Approximately 42% of residents aged 5 years and older received at least one booster dose.

About 27% of residents aged 50 and over received two booster doses.

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