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Posted on: January 14, 2022

978 Cases in Two Weeks, 447 Cases in the Last Week


STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO, January 14, 2022 – The COVID-19 Dashboard was updated January 12 at 4:00 pm to share the COVID-19 metrics and vaccination rates.  COVID-19 cases are at 978 cases in the past two reported weeks and 447 cases in the last week. Public Health urges everyone to get vaccinated and/or boosted to keep individuals, families, and the community safe and healthy.


Free COVID Community Testing

  1. Strings Music Pavilion Parking Lot – Enter from Wildhorse Plaza
  2. Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm provided by Mako Medical – Pre-register


Total case count in Routt County (through January 10, 2022): 5247

Total COVID-19 cases confirmed: 3917

Total Probable cases: 1330

Total tests administered: 83113

Total resident hospitalizations: 73

Total deaths: 24

Seven Day case count January 4-January 10, 2022): 447

Fourteen Day case count (December 28, 2021- January 10, 2022): 978

Cases per 100,000 people in 7-day period: 1742.6

Cases per 100,000 people in 14-day period: 3812.6

Percent Test Positivity per Dial 3.0 (fourteen day): 20%

Total visitor cases in a one-week period: 66

Total visitor cases in two-week period: 150

Total tests administered in a one-week period: 2719

Total tests administered in a two-week period: 4965

Routt County Resident COVID-19 Hospitalizations (one week): 1-4

Routt County Resident COVID-19 Hospitalizations (two weeks): 5-9

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center (one week): 1-4

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center (two weeks): 5-9

Hospitalizations are presented as a range to protect the identity of cases. Zero hospitalizations will be shown as such.


Vaccine Distribution in Routt County: Vaccination data comes from the Colorado Immunization Information System, CIIS. This data is specific to Routt County residents independent of where they received their vaccine and does not include vaccine doses delivered by Routt County providers to non-Routt County residents.


Routt Residents (all ages) received at least one Dose: 22623, 88%

Routt Residents (all ages) completed vaccine series: 19329, 75%

Routt Residents 12+ received at least one dose: 21693, 97%

Routt Residents 12+ completed vaccine series: 18608, 83%

Routt Residents Ages 5-11 received at least one dose: 927, 46%

Routt Residents Ages 5-11 completed vaccine series: 719, 36%

89% of Routt County’s 70+ population have completed the vaccine series.


Vaccination Rates by Geography

Disclaimer: Geographic information is based upon the demographic data in CIIS. Some records have missing or incomplete addresses unable to be attributed to a specific geographic area in Routt County.


Estimated Vaccination Rates by Region

City                                            % received 1 dose                    % completed Vaccine Series


 North Routt                                          76%                                                    70%

South Routt                                          50%                                                   46%

Steamboat Springs.                            86%                                                    78%

West Routt                                            48%                                                    44%

Routt County Overall                          88%                                                    75%

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