By Anica Padilla

DENVER (CBS4) — There is some positive news in the battle to against COVID-19 in Colorado —
hospitals are reporting a drop in patients.

(credit: CBS)

As of Thursday, there were 1,527 people hospitalized with COVID. That’s down 50 from earlier this week.

Officials report 82-percent of those patients are unvaccinated.

Health officials say vaccinated patients tend to be older or at a higher risk of COVID complications.

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Anica Padilla