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COVID-19 case and vaccine update

Cases across age groups are in decline or holding steady.
2021-03-26 COVID virus CDC
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Boulder County remains in Level Blue through May 16. At that time, if hospitalizations remain low the county will enter Level Clear for 90 days.

Under Level Blue, masks are still required indoors and personal gatherings should remain small, up to 10 people. Social distancing and handwashing are still encouraged. 

Restaurants, gyms and outdoor guided services are allowed to open to 100% capacity as long as social distancing can be maintained. Retail, offices non-critical manufacturing businesses are allowed up 75% capacity while personal services and limited health care settings are limited at 50% capacity up to 50 people. Bars are able to extend last call to 2 a.m. however the facilities are still capped at 25% occupancy up to 75 people. 

As of May 2, Boulder County reports 115.8 new cases per 100,000 people over the last seven days with a positivity rate of 4.1%.

The last report of confirmed cases is from April 28, where 15 Boulder County residents tested positive. 

The data is updated on Monday and Thursday at 4 p.m. each week. 

The seven-day trend by age group, which was last released on April 29, reports a decline in cases in all age groups except in older adults which has remained steady. 


cases by age7-day COVID-19 incidences by age group in Boulder County . By courtesy data


Throughout the pandemic, Longmont reported 7,946.4 positive cases per 100,000 residents. This number just falls short of Boulder's report of 8,069.7 cases per 100,000 people. 

The following data is a report from John Hopkins University and displays the number of reported cases in Boulder County. 


The map below displays data from across the state and compares each county's numbers. Boulder County displays numbers similar to other counties in the region. 


Vaccines are still being offered across the state. Currently, Colorado has administered a total of 4.55 million doses and fully vaccinated 33.6% of the population. 


Boulder County reports that it has administered at least one dose of the vaccine to 179,584 residents or 65.5% of the county's population. The county has made strides in vaccinating people of color. It estimates 32.1% of people who identify as Hispanic have received at least one dose of the vaccine. Individuals who identify as BIPOC, or Black Indigenous, and people of color, make up 25.5% of the county's overall population. Of those, 39.4% have also received at least one dose of the vaccine.