BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– The number of coronavirus cases in Boulder County has been dropping since an outbreak last month. At the time, it was the largest outbreak in the state.

Now, college-aged students in Boulder and the county can gather again in groups of up to six people. That had been limited to just two people.

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The Boulder County Health Department said young adults are doing a better job of protecting themselves from the virus.

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There is still a tough consequence structure in place on the CU Boulder campus for those who violate the large group gathering ban.

Jennifer McRae