COVID-19 rates have been rising in Colorado for a month. Scott Bookman, COVID-19 incident commander, said the coronavirus is here to stay.
State detects first COVID BA.5 subvariant35 counties increased COVID-19 positive, 21 counties decreased, 2 counties kept the same, and 6 counties conducted less than 10 tests.
0.8% (down). 11.3% (up). 11.4% (down). 7.8% Chaffee (down). 0% Cheyenne (down). 12.7% Clear Creek (up). 4.9% Conejos (up). 20% costilla (up). .8% Crowley (up).
The percent positive is the proportion of coronavirus tests that are positive, according to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
If there are too many positive tests or too few overall tests, the % positive will be high. A larger proportion positive means increased transmission