Eagle County records its 30th COVID death
It’s the seventh pandemic fatality since July 31
Eagle County updated its COVID-19 dashboard Friday to reflect another death, the 30th fatality of a county resident since the start of the pandemic.
Eagle County Public Health confirmed Sunday that a male in his 60s died Sept. 4 due to COVID-19.
The death coincides with a recent uptick in fatalities in recent weeks; it was the seventh COVID death recorded in Eagle County since July 31.
Eagle County reported three active hospitalizations as of Friday, down from nine Aug. 31.
Eagle County’s Community COVID-19 Monitoring Dashboard does not share vaccination status of deceased or hospitalized individuals, but the the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, on Sept. 8, updated its COVID-19 website to include proportional case, hospitalization, and death rates by vaccination status.
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