Coronavirus In CO-April 10 Updates

April 10, 2020
Known cases by county as of Wed. April 8.Known cases by county as of Wed. April 8. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Known cases by county as of Wed. April 8.

This post will be updated throughout the day.

Update-4:37 p.m.

---Colorado Orders More Than $46 Million In Medical Supplies---

The Colorado Unified Command Group has ordered more than $46 million worth of medical supplies to help meet needs from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The group has been working with local, national and international vendors to place the orders, which consist of personal protective equipment like masks and gloves, as well as ventilators and respirators.

"These are extraordinary efforts in place to effectively deal with a lack of national strategy for the disrupted supply chain that is making it near impossible for acquiring the needed supplies to effectively manage the health crisis," said Scott Bookman, the Colorado Department of Health and Environment's COVID-19 incident commander in a press release.

The agency will test the materials upon receipt and withhold payment until the equipment and gear is verified. Once verified, the resources will be distributed throughout the state.

Additionally, the state health department says FEMA has awarded $16.7 million in funds for the purchase of medical supplies, and has sent Colorado 100 ventilators.

---Updated Data From The State---

Data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment shows 6510 known cases of COVID-19 in the state. That includes both positive tests and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms of the disease.

1312 people are hospitalized and 250 people have died. There are 59 known outbreaks in at residential and non-hospital healthcare facilities. More than 32,000 people have been tested, according to the state, but not all negative tests may be represented in that number.

Data is complete through Thurs., April 9.

In Southern and Southeastern Colorado counties, known cases of COVID-19 are the following:

  • El Paso – 550 (+16 over the previous day) 
  • Douglas – 282 (+12)
  • Pueblo – 53* (+4)
  • Chaffee – 41 (+15) 
  • Elbert – 13 (+3)
  • Teller – 12 
  • Baca – 9
  • Kit Carson – 6
  • Alamosa – 7
  • Otero – 5
  • Fremont – 6*
  • Costilla – 3
  • Custer – 2 
  • Las Animas – 2
  • Huerfano – 1
  • Crowley – 1 
  • Lincoln – 1 
  • Prowers – 1
  • Kiowa – 0 

*The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment reported 48 cases of COVID-19 in the county, which includes three cases not reflected in the state data due to the collection period. The Fremont County Department of Public Health and Environment is also reporting six known cases, one more than is reflected yet in the state data.

---Updated Data From The State---

Data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment shows 6202 known cases of COVID-19 in the state. That includes both positive tests and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms of the disease.

The number of known cases represents a jump of nearly 550 known cases, but the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said in a tweet that the increase is due to previously unreported cases to the state.

1221 people are hospitalized and 226 people have died. There are 54 known outbreaks in at residential and non-hospital healthcare facilities. Nearly 30,000 people have been tested, according to the state, but not all negative tests may be represented in that number.

Data is complete through Weds., April 8.

In Southern and Southeastern Colorado counties, known cases of COVID-19 are the following:

  • El Paso – 534 (+62 over the previous day) 
  • Douglas – 270 (+26)
  • Pueblo – 49* (+1)
  • Chaffee – 26 (+3) 
  • Teller – 12 
  • Elbert – 10
  • Baca – 9
  • Kit Carson – 6 (+1)
  • Alamosa – 7 (+2)
  • Otero – 5 (+1) 
  • Fremont – 6*
  • Costilla – 3
  • Custer – 2 
  • Las Animas – 2 (+1)
  • Huerfano – 1
  • Crowley – 1 
  • Lincoln – 1 
  • Prowers – 1 (+1) 
  • Kiowa – 0 

*The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment reported 48 cases of COVID-19 in the county, which includes three cases not reflected in the state data due to the collection period. The Fremont County Department of Public Health and Environment is also reporting six known cases, one more than is reflected yet in the state data.

Yesterday's updates here.