Larimer County Hits 16 COVID-19 Deaths In January, Adds New Cases
With two additional deaths added to Larimer County's cumulative tally, the county has now recorded 173 deaths since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In January alone, 16 COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded in Larimer County.
The Larimer County Department of Health reported the deaths of an 85-year-old woman and an 87-year-old man on Monday (Jan. 11); the 85-year-old woman from Estes Park died on Friday (Jan. 8), and the the 87-year-old man from Loveland died on Sunday (Jan. 10).
Among the 173 COVID-19 deaths to date, 71 of those who died lived in Loveland, 78 lived in Fort Collins, 10 lived in Estes Park and 4 lived in Berthoud. Others formerly resided in smaller communities like Drake and Johnstown.
The Larimer County Department of Health also added 72 new COVID-19 cases to its cumulative tally on Monday (Jan. 11), which has brought the county's total number of COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic to 16.017.
Of the newly reported cases, the youngest case is a 17-year-old Fort Collins girl and the oldest case is a 91-year-old Loveland man.
As of Tuesday (Jan. 12), Larimer County's overall risk rating remained high with a positivity rating of 7.2% and an overall prevalence of 407 cases per 100,000 people over the past two weeks.
For the latest information regarding COVID-19 in Larimer County, visit larimer.org/coronavirus.