Boulder County added 292 coronavirus cases Monday as the daily number of hospitalizations again reached a new record high.
To date, there have been 11,266 coronavirus cases in Boulder County. There have been 343 hospitalizations to date and on Monday there are 131 residents currently hospitalized, data shows.
The death toll remains at 122 on the last day of November. Of the recorded deaths from the virus, 37 occurred that month.
Though the number of people currently hospitalized each day continues to climb, the five-day average of new virus cases has been overall trending down for the past 10 days, data shows.
“However, we know that gatherings over Thanksgiving will likely bring that right back up,” Boulder County Public Health tweeted of the five-day average Monday afternoon. The five-day average of new daily cases Monday is 135.2, while 10 days ago it was 234.4.
While hospitalizations continue to climb, the five-day average of new COVID-19 cases has been trending down for the past 10 days – which is good news. However, we know that gatherings over Thanksgiving will likely bring that right back up. Additional data: https://t.co/iR2ShxBlcq pic.twitter.com/7fUXrqzg6m
— Bo Co Public Health (@bouldercohealth) November 30, 2020
Data updated Monday shows 176,318 county residents have been tested for the virus, and the current five-day average percent of positive tests is 6.2%.
Dials tracking available hospital resources are updated daily by Boulder County Public Health. On Monday 25 out of 54 adult ventilators are available, which falls into the “yellow” zone, and 93 out of 93 noncritical ventilators are available. There are 105 out of 539 medical and surgical care beds and 18 out of 107 intensive care unit beds available Monday, both of which fall into the “red” zone on their respective dials. Data shows 40% of county hospitals are currently experiencing a staffing shortage or expect a shortage in the next week, which falls into the “green” zone.
The University of Colorado Boulder’s coronavirus dashboard last updated with data from testing performed Thursday. Since Aug. 24, there have been 1,624 positive on-campus cases from 12,979 diagnostic tests and 65,060 monitoring tests. As of Thursday, there are 12 isolation spaces in use, or 2%.
Boulder Valley School District’s coronavirus dashboard shows nine positive cases, two symptomatic cases pending test results and one probable case.
St. Vrain Valley School District’s coronavirus dashboard shows 10 active cases, eight of which are among students and 416 cumulative confirmed cases, 300 of which are among students.
Data updated Monday shows that of the county’s cases, 4,799 have been reported in Boulder, and 3,613 have been reported in Longmont. There have been 856 cases in Lafayette, 440 in Louisville, 169 in Superior, 225 in Erie, 46 in Lyons, 12 in Nederland, and 819 in unincorporated Boulder County. Cases have been confirmed in eight people experiencing homelessness.
The rate of infection for Boulder residents is 4,508 per 100,000 people, data shows. In Longmont, the rate of infection is 3,763.8 per 100,000. In Lafayette, the rate is 2,601; in Louisville, the rate is 1,879; in Lyons, the rate is 2,956.8; in Erie, the rate is 1,999.8; in Superior, the rate is 1,288.2; in Nederland, the rate is 773.2; and in unincorporated Boulder County, the rate is 1,842.6.
Statewide, there have been 232,905 positive or probable cases. There have been 3,037 deaths among the cases, and 2,656 of those deaths were because of the coronavirus. There have been 13,488 people hospitalized. Of Colorado’s roughly 5.7 million population, 1,754,047 people have been tested for the virus.
Boulder Valley active cases
BVSD elementary schools
- Columbine: 1
- Community Montessori: 3
- Eldorado: 1
- Lafayette: 1
- Superior: 1
BVSD high schools
- Broomfield: 1
- Fairview: 1
St. Vrain Valley active cases
SVVSD elementary schools
- Black Rock: 2
- Hygiene: 2
- Mountain View: 1
- Northridge: 1
SVVSD high schools
- Frederick: 1
- Niwot: 1
- Silver Creek High: 1
- Central Administration: 1