Coronavirus In Colorado – Friday, May 15 Updates

May 15, 2020

This post will be updated throughout the day.

Update: 4:05 p.m.

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

There are 21,232 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.

3,842 people have been hospitalized and 1150 people have died thus far due to the novel coronavirus in Colorado. More than 119,759 people have been tested, though the number may not include all negative results.

There are 213 known outbreaks reported at residential and non-hospital healthcare facilities, prisons or other facilities.

This data is complete through Thurs., May 14.

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

  • El Paso – 1251 
  • Douglas – 632
  • Pueblo – 206*
  • Chaffee – 69
  • Elbert – 42
  • Crowley – 39**
  • Alamosa – 38 
  • Teller – 31
  • Kit Carson – 26
  • Fremont – 25 
  • Baca – 12
  • Otero – 11
  • Prowers – 10
  • Cheyenne – 5
  • Las Animas – 4
  • Costilla – 4
  • Huerfano – 3
  • Lincoln – 3
  • Custer – 2
  • Bent – 1
  • Kiowa – 0

* Data Pueblo County health officials is not yet reflected in the state total due to a difference in reporting periods.

** The state has identified the Crowley County Correctional Facility as among the known outbreaks of COVID-19 in the state. The state made the designation on Saturday, May 2. The list of known outbreaks is publicly updated each Wednesday. 

Additionally, Colfax County in Northern New Mexico continues to hold steady, with five known cases of COVID-19. At least 509 people there have been tested.

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

There are 20,837 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.

3,789 people have been hospitalized and 1091 people have died thus far due to the novel coronavirus in Colorado. More than 115,996 people have been tested, though the number may not include all negative results.

There are 208 known outbreaks reported at residential and non-hospital healthcare facilities, prisons or other facilities.

See yesterday's updates here