One in 42 People Infectious With COVID in West Colorado

People Infectious With COVID

Gaining community trust around vaccines is the toughest issue, experts said. COLORADO, USA — More than 2% of Coloradans in western parts of the state are infected with COVID-19, state health modelers projected this week, as dragging vaccinations leave people susceptible to coronavirus variants.

People Infectious With COVID
People Infectious With COVID

Some regions of Colorado have now begun experiencing different sorts of outbreaks, experts have said, as disparities between counties’ vaccination rates continue to grow. In Mesa County, the delta variant of the virus has become dominant and has led to hospitals maxing out their capacity. In Denver, cases have plummeted to their lowest levels in more than a year, thanks in large part to the inoculation of 70% of the city’s adults .

Mesa County’s vaccination rate as of Friday afternoon was 45.2%. In Denver, an estimated one in 256 residents have the virus.

Now, modelers with the Colorado School of Public Health project that 1 in 42 residents in Mesa and other counties in the west and northwest of the state have coronavirus. The other counties included in Mesa’s region are Jackson, Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt.

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