Sixteen states again are challenging a federal COVID-19 vaccination mandate for health care workers who work at facilities that receive Medicare and Medicaid funding.
- Cases 304
- Hospitalizations 11
- Deaths 5 (up 1)**
*These are cumulative totals as of 02/02/2022 4pm **Deaths in people with a recent positive COVID Test
- CASES PAST 7 days: 5 (1 vaccinated)
- CASES PAST 14 days: 20 (3 vaccinated)
Vaccinated means up to date (3 doses of Pfizer or Moderna or J&J with Pfizer, Moderna or J&J booster).
Some Denver metro counties are allowing their mask mandates to expire this week, while others are mulling extensions.
More than two years after the first cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed, people are exhausted by the coronavirus pandemic, ready for all this to end. When - if ever - is it realistic to expect SARS-CoV-2 will recede from the headlines and daily life?
The so-called "pandemic fatigue" is real. But it's also contributing to lapses in COVID-19 precautions and to more people getting infected with the omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2.
The CDC currently recommends that you "wear the most protective mask you can that fits well and that you will wear consistently."
Colorado distributed 1.7 million KN95 and surgical grade masks last week, the governor's office said Tuesday.
The Utah House passed a Senate resolution Friday that stopped mask mandates in Salt Lake and Summit counties.