DENVER (KDVR) – “Great job, Colorado! Let’s keep it up.” It’s a simple statement from CDPHE that means a lot. The state has reported its lowest 3-day average positivity rate since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
The data from Aug. 16, shows that only 2.18% of tests were positive.
CDPH said the state has also recorded its lowers number of hospitalizations since early July. There are currently 163 people hospitalized.
COVID-19 case summary for Colorado (Aug. 17):
- 53,370 cases