Weld County has surpassed 23,000 COVID-19 cases after adding 577 new cases to its cumulative tally in the last week.

As of Thursday (Jan. 28) there have been 23,398 COVID-19 cases in Weld County since the beginning of the pandemic.

The Weld County Department of Health also reported 29 active outbreaks in the county; for a full list of outbreaks, click here.

According to the latest COVID-19 data in Weld County, there are currently 139 COVID-19 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 at Weld regional hospitals, which down from 152 hospitalizations a week ago. There are also 263 hospital beds, 35 ICU beds and 89 ventilators available.

There have been 11 COVID-19 deaths in Weld County since New Years Day, and 193 since the beginning of the pandemic.

Data shows the county’s two-week average positive test rate has continued to trend downwards; that percentage declined to 6.78% from 8.45% a week ago. In the Greeley area, that rate is 5.97%. North Weld County now has the highest positive test rate in the county, at 8.38%.

For the latest information regarding COVID-19 in Weld County, visit weldgov.com.

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