Coronavirus In Colorado-Fri., May 1 Updates

May 1, 2020
A closed Colorado Springs playground during the state's stay-at-home regulations. Still with the current safer-at-home regulations, playgrounds in the region remain closed. File photo.A closed Colorado Springs playground during the state's stay-at-home regulations. Still with the current safer-at-home regulations, playgrounds in the region remain closed. File photo. Abigail Beckman / KRCC
A closed Colorado Springs playground during the state's stay-at-home regulations. Still with the current safer-at-home regulations, playgrounds in the region remain closed. File photo.

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Update: 4:00 p.m.

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 15,768 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

2,747 people have been hospitalized and 820 people have died thus far due to the novel coronavirus in Colorado. More than 75,259 people have been tested, though the number may not include all negative results.

There are 161 known outbreaks reported at residential and non-hospital healthcare facilities, prisons or other facilities.

This data is complete through Thurs., April 27.

In Southern and Southeastern Colorado counties, known cases of COVID-19 are as follows:

  • El Paso – 964 (+30 over the day before) 
  • Douglas – 502 (+24) 
  • Pueblo – 150* (+6) 
  • Chaffee – 67*
  • Teller – 28 
  • Elbert – 30 (+2)
  • Fremont – 22
  • Kit Carson – 21
  • Baca – 10
  • Alamosa – 10 
  • Otero – 10
  • Lincoln – 3
  • Costilla – 3
  • Las Animas – 3
  • Custer – 2
  • Crowley – 2
  • Huerfano – 2
  • Prowers – 1
  • Kiowa – 0

* Pueblo County is reporting known cases of COVID-19 not yet reflected in data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment due to a difference in reporting periods.

Additionally, Colfax County in Northern New Mexico continues to hold steady, with five known cases of COVID-19. At least 215 people there have been tested.

---Latest Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 15,284 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

2,697 people have been hospitalized and 777 people have died thus far due to the novel coronavirus in Colorado. More than 72,390 people have been tested, though the number may not include all negative results.

There are 159 known outbreaks reported at residential and non-hospital healthcare facilities, prisons or other facilities.

This data is complete through Wed., April 27.

In Southern and Southeastern Colorado counties, known cases of COVID-19 are as follows:

  • El Paso – 934 
  • Douglas – 478
  • Pueblo – 144* 
  • Chaffee – 67*
  • Elbert – 29
  • Teller – 28 
  • Fremont – 22
  • Kit Carson – 21
  • Baca – 10
  • Alamosa – 10 
  • Otero – 10
  • Lincoln – 3
  • Costilla – 3
  • Las Animas – 3
  • Custer – 2
  • Crowley – 2
  • Huerfano – 2
  • Prowers – 1
  • Kiowa – 0

* Pueblo and Chaffee counties are reporting known cases of COVID-19 not yet reflected in data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment due to a difference in reporting periods.

Additionally, Colfax County in Northern New Mexico continues to hold steady, with five known cases of COVID-19. At least 215 people there have been tested.

---Latest Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 15,284 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

2,697 people have been hospitalized and 777 people have died thus far due to the novel coronavirus in Colorado. More than 72,390 people have been tested, though the number may not include all negative results.

There are 159 known outbreaks reported at residential and non-hospital healthcare facilities, prisons or other facilities.

This data is complete through Wed., April 27.

In Southern and Southeastern Colorado counties, known cases of COVID-19 are as follows:

  • El Paso – 934 
  • Douglas – 478
  • Pueblo – 144* 
  • Chaffee – 67*
  • Teller – 28 
  • Elbert – 29
  • Fremont – 22
  • Kit Carson – 21
  • Baca – 10
  • Alamosa – 10 
  • Otero – 10
  • Lincoln – 3
  • Costilla – 3
  • Las Animas – 3
  • Custer – 2
  • Crowley – 2
  • Huerfano – 2
  • Prowers – 1
  • Kiowa – 0

* Pueblo and Chaffee counties are reporting known cases of COVID-19 not yet reflected in data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment due to a difference in reporting periods.

Additionally, Colfax County in Northern New Mexico continues to hold steady, with five known cases of COVID-19. At least 215 people there have been tested.

See yesterday's updates here.