Colorado had the fewest reported outbreaks of COVID-19 during the last week since mid-November, with long-term care services accounting for a lot of the lower.
The Colorado Division of Public Well being and Surroundings reported 829 COVID-19 outbreaks as of Wednesday, which was 66 fewer than the week earlier than. An outbreak is 2 or extra instances linked to the identical location or occasion.
Greater than half of the lower got here from outbreaks ending in nursing houses and assisted residing services, which have been hit notably onerous within the fall wave. An outbreak is over when 4 weeks cross with no new instances.
Most different settings remained comparatively steady, however the variety of outbreaks in faculties elevated by 10, to 132. The variety of school-based outbreaks has grown each week since Jan. 13, as extra districts introduced college students again in-person.
Nearly all of college outbreaks are small, although 5 contain 40 or extra instances.
Colorado posts up to date outbreak knowledge every Wednesday at covid19.colorado.gov.