DENVER (CBS4)– The number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Colorado is at its highest since January. The numbers have been climbing at a troubling rate since last week.
There are 922 patients with COVID-19 in Colorado hospitals. Of those, 710 are unvaccinated and 212 have been vaccinated.READ MORE: Colorado Weather: Fire Danger Ahead Of Next Storm System
This is a trend that Gov. Jared Polis said could be reversed if more people got vaccinated.READ MORE: Deadly Hit & Run At I-70 And Pecos Street Under Investigation
“If for some reason you don’t care enough about yourself, love yourself, protect yourself, I hope you care about your family, neighbors and others enough to get vaccinated, so we don’t exceed our hospital capacity, our state and nation are counting on you,” said Polis.MORE NEWS: Jackknifed Semi That Took Out Guardrail In Icy Conditions Led To I-70 Closure
Polis said there are just 149 intensive care unit beds available in the entire state.