With 42 new cases since Thursday, Garfield County’s seven-day new COVID-19 case incidence rate is at 94 per 100,000. Eagle County, with 25 news cases, is at 92. About 18% of the reported COVID tests in Eagle and Pitkin counties are positive.
Tracking “breakthrough” and nonresident COVID-19 cases in Pitkin County; low water levels at Ruedi Reservoir threatening hydropower production, and single-digit Roaring Fork streamflows.
The number of COVID-19 tests given in Pitkin County more than tripled — from an average of 34 tests per day on Nov. 1 to 111 tests per day on Dec. 1, and then kept increasing. But on Jan. 21, the state announced that Curative tests could not be used for asymptomatic testing.
Travelers should get tested before coming or face 14-day quarantine, health board says
Pitkin County began tracking nonresidents who tested positive here in mid-July, after numerous inquiries on the topic from news media and community groups; Aspen Journalism on July 13 filed a Colorado Open Records Act request for data on nonresident COVID-19 cases.