Colorado Health Officials Warn of a Steep Rise in COVID-19 Hospitalizations

CDPHE officials are concerned about a steep rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations, and what it could mean for the state's hospitals in the coming weeks.

COLORADO, USA — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) provided an update Wednesday on COVID-19 as the state's positivity levels and hospitalization rates continue to be a concern. 

Colorado’s positivity rate has more than doubled in recent weeks and continues to increase day-over-day, CDPHE said. The state has also routinely seen more than 2,000 new cases per day, the most since the beginning of the pandemic in March.