By Audra Streetman

DENVER (CBS4) – The number of people hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19 continues to gradually increase in Colorado. On Monday, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported 429 confirmed hospitalizations, the largest number in the state since Feb. 18.

(credit: CDPHE)

The 7-day average positivity rate for COVID-19 testing in the state is currently 5.5%. About a third of the state’s critical care ventilators are currently in use.

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More than 2 million Coloradans have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. CDPHE reports more than 3 million cumulative doses administered in the state.

CDPHE updates COVID-19 data each day at covid19.colorado.gov/data.

COVID-19 Data as of 4 p.m. Monday: 

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Vaccines (Phase 1A & 1B):

  • 1,278 Total Vaccine Providers
  • 2,122,809 People Immunized with One Dose
  • 1,292,845 People Fully Immunized
  • 3,130,605 Cumulative Doses Distributed
  • 3,298,100 Cumulative Doses Administered

Testing:

  • 15,951 tests conducted on April 11 with 5.51% positivity rate (7-day moving average)
  • 5.92% daily positivity rate on April 11

Hospital Data:

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  • 429 Patients currently hospitalized, 82% of facilities reporting (+8)
  • 41 Patients under investigation for probable cases, not lab confirmed (-3)
  • 56 Patients discharged/transferred in past 24 hours (-7)
  • 7% Facilities anticipating staff shortages within next week (-1)
  • 1% Facilities anticipating PPE shortages within next week (+0)
  • 3% Facilities anticipating ICU bed shortages within next week (+0)
  • 31% Critical care ventilators in use (+0)

Case Summary:

  • 479,590 cases (+912)
  • 2,131 Variants of concern (+515)
  • 64 Variants under investigation (+33)
  • 26,285 hospitalized (+11)
  • 2,797,318 tested (+3,703)
  • 7,304,355 test encounters (+15,951)
  • 6,157 deaths among cases (+0)
  • 6,303 deaths due to COVID-19 (+7)
  • 4,481 outbreaks (+15)

Audra Streetman