The Larimer County Department of Health recorded 4 new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday (Jan. 27).

With the addition of 4 new deaths in the county, Larimer County has now recorded 189 COVID-19 related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

December still remains the deadliest month of the pandemic for Larimer County with 76 recorded deaths, followed by January which has seen 33 deaths so far, and November with with 22 recorded deaths.

Among the 4 new deaths in the county are a 75-year-old Fort Collins man, who died Friday (Jan. 22); a 76-year-old Loveland man, who died Thursday (Jan. 21); an 87-year-old Berthoud woman, who died Jan. 20; and an 82-year-old Loveland man, who died Jan. 12.

Of the 189 total COVID-19 deaths in Larimer County, 97 were residents of long-term care facilities with outbreaks of the virus, which accounts for over half (51%) of the total deaths in the county.

As of Thursday (Jan. 28) there have been 17,437 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 5.8% and an overall prevalence of 338 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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