The Larimer County Department of Health added one new death to its cumulative tally on Sunday (Jan. 24), bringing the county's death toll to 185 since the COVID-19 pandemic first began.

Since New Years Day, 29 Larimer County residents have died due to COVID-19, making January the second deadliest month of the pandemic; December remains the deadliest month of the pandemic for Larimer County, with 76 recorded deaths.

Of the 185 total deaths in the county, 98 were among residents of long-term care facilities that reported outbreaks of the novel coronavirus.

According to the Loveland Reporter-Herald, 44% of deaths in Larimer County were Fort Collins residents, 41% Loveland residents and the rest lived in smaller communities within the county.

As of Monday (Jan. 25) there there have been 17,174 cases of COVID-19 in Larimer County since the beginning of the pandemic.

Larimer County's overall risk rating remains high with a positivity rating of 5.7% and an overall prevalence of 370 cases per 100,000 people over the past two weeks.

For the latest information regarding COVID-19 in Larimer County, visit larimer.org/coronavirus.

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