Larimer County reports one new coronavirus death, 10 new cases – Loveland Reporter-Herald

Only 7 cases added to Larimer County coronavirus count – Loveland Reporter-Herald


Larimer County reported one new coronavirus death and 10 new cases Wednesday.

A 74-year-old Fort Collins man, who died Friday, was added to the list Wednesday for a total of 48 deaths since March 9. His death is the fifth in September reported by the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment.

The overall list of confirmed and probable cases grew by 10 to 2,170.

Those include four Loveland residents — a 20-year-old man, a 22-year-old woman, a 40-year-old woman and a 41-year-old woman — three Fort Collins residents, ages 23, 45 and 44, two Windsor men in their 50s and a 23-year-old Johnstown man.

Three of the new cases are listed as probable, meaning they have a link to a confirmed case and symptoms but were not tested, and seven are confirmed cases.

Larimer County also tracks suspect cases and outbreaks, both which remained steady on Wednesday. There have been 45 total outbreaks, which are two or more cases at a business or care facility. Ten of those outbreaks are still active, and 35 have been resolved.

Suspect cases, which are people who tested positive via an antibody test but did not have symptoms, remained at 449 on Wednesday.

The county is reporting the results of 79,208 tests, for an overall percent positivity of 3.4% since March 9. However, for the past two weeks, that percentage has dropped to 2.2% positive.

The overall county risk is rated medium.

Information is updated daily at larimer.org/coronavirus.



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