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Two days before Boulder County is set to enter Level Red coronavirus restrictions, the county reported three new coronavirus deaths and set a new record of 98 patients hospitalized with the illness in a single day.

On Wednesday, the county also reported 236 new cases and the University of Colorado Boulder reported 22 new positive cases found in its testing Tuesday.

Chana Goussetis, spokesperson for the Boulder County Public Health Department, said that two of the people who died were in their 80s and one was in their 70s. One person, who was in their 80s, was living in a long-term care facility.

Data also showed the county has seen 795.2 new cases per 100,000 people in the past two weeks.

Goussetis urged people to take public health orders seriously as cases and hospitalizations in the county continue to climb.

“These are our loved ones, our family,” she said. “Our health care workforce has been working day and night for months. We urge everyone who can to please stay home or in the great outdoors, and only with the people and pets you live with.”

Boulder County to date has seen 9,146 cases, 111 deaths and 302 people hospitalized. The number of hospitalizations recorded Wednesday surpassed Tuesday’s hospitalization record of 91.

CU Boulder reported its 22 positive cases out of 295 diagnostic tests taken on Tuesday, according to its online coronavirus dashboard reporting. The university also conducted 1,116 monitoring tests. There are 26 on-campus isolation spaces in use, which makes up 5% of the campus’s available isolation space. Since the semester began on Aug. 24, dashboard data shows that there have been 1,501 positive test results. In total, there have 10,257 diagnostic tests taken and 57,850 monitoring tests, according to the dashboard.

The Boulder Valley School District reported on its online dashboard Wednesday that there are 39 active cases, 11 symptomatic cases pending test results and nine probable cases.

The St. Vrain Valley School District showed 87 active cases on its online dashboard. Of those, 64 are students and 23 are staff. There have been 345 cumulative cases to date.

Statewide, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported that there have been 176,694 positive or probable cases. There have have been 2,651 deaths among cases and of those, there have been 2,324 deaths due to COVID-19. There have been 11,082 people hospitalized. Of Colorado’s roughly 5.7 million population, 1,511,200 people have been tested.


Boulder Valley active cases:

BVSD elementary schools

  • Coal Creek: 1
  • Columbine: 2
  • Community Montessori: 3
  • Douglass: 2
  • Eldorado: 2
  • Foothill: 1
  • Horizons: 2
  • Pioneer: 1
  • Ryan: 1
  • University Hill: 2

BVSD middle schools

  • Angevine: 1
  • Broomfield Heights: 1
  • Casey: 3
  • Platt: 1
  • Southern Hills: 1

BVSD high schools

  • Boulder: 3
  • Broomfield: 3
  • Centaurus: 2
  • Fairview: 2
  • Monarch: 1
  • New Vista: 1

Other locations:

  • Lafayette Transportation Terminal: 2
  • Ed Center: 1

St. Vrain Valley School District active cases:

SVVSD elementary schools

  • Alpine: 3
  • Altona: 2
  • Black Rock: 1
  • Blue Mountain: 2
  • Burlington: 1
  • Columbine: 2
  • Erie: 1
  • Fall River: 1
  • Grand View: 1
  • Longmont Estates: 1
  • Lyons: 2
  • Mead: 2
  • Mountain View: 1
  • Northridge: 3
  • Prairie Ridge: 1
  • Rocky Mountain: 2

SVVSD middle schools:

  • Coal Ridge: 2
  • Erie: 1
  • Longs Peak: 1
  • Lyons Middle and Senior: 1
  • Sunset: 2
  • Trail Ridge: 2
  • Westview: 1

SVVSD high schools:

  • Erie: 1
  • Frederick: 2
  • Longmont: 6
  • Mead: 8
  • Niwot: 4
  • Silver Creek: 4
  • Skyline: 5

Others:

  • Innovation Center: 1
  • LaunchED Virtual Academy: 4
  • Main Street Schoo: 2
  • Soaring Heights: PK-8: 1
  • St. Vrain Online Global Academy: 1
  • Thunder Valley PK-8: 3
  • Timberline PK-8: 2
  • Central Administration: 7

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