City and County of Denver COVID-19 Status Update - April 2, 2021

Published on April 02, 2021


Beginning today, Friday, April 2, everyone in Colorado ages 16 and older is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The city continues to urge every resident who qualifies to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Community resources such as vaccine fact sheets, guides to debunking vaccine myths and more are available on the city’s COVID-19 community outreach page. Information on where and how to sign up to receive a vaccine is available on the city’s vaccine website.   

At-Home Vaccinations

Denver’s At-Home Vaccination Team continues to vaccinate residents who are unable to access healthcare or community vaccination sites. Denver residents who are required to stay at home for health and safety reasons are encouraged to contact the city’s At-Home Vaccination Team at 720-865-3005 and press Option 4 to schedule an appointment to receive the vaccine at their home. This service is available in English and Spanish, as well as other languages through a phone interpreter.   

Denver County Current Status: 

Numbers represent current data and are subject to change. 

  • Denver residents initiating vaccination – 1st Dose received: 222,684 
  • Denver residents completing vaccination – Fully vaccinated: 121,722 

Additional Denver vaccine information  

Current State Dial Level: Yellow – Concern 

  • One-week cumulative incidence rate of >100 - ≤300 
    • To be moved to Level Blue: one-week cumulative incidence rate of >36 - ≤100 
  • One-week average positivity rate of >5% - ≤7.5% 
    • To be moved to Level Blue: one-week average positivity rate of ≤5%  
  • Decreasing or Stable Hospitalizations  
    • To be moved to Level Blue: stable or declining hospitalizations  

Denver one-week cumulative incidence rate (7-day moving average) 

  • Friday, Mar. 26: 145.3 average of new daily cases per 100,000 population 
  • Saturday, Mar. 27: 152.4 
  • Sunday, Mar. 28: 157.5 
  • Monday, Mar. 29: 159.0 
  • Tuesday, Mar. 30: 148.9 
  • Wednesday, Mar. 31: 145.6 
  • Thursday, Apr. 1: 132.8 

One-week average positivity rate 

  • Friday, Mar. 26:  3.4% 
  • Saturday, Mar. 27: 3.4% 
  • Sunday, Mar. 28: 3.3% 
  • Monday, Mar. 29: 3.6% 
  • Tuesday, Mar. 30: 3.6% 
  • Wednesday, Mar. 31: 3.6%    
  • Thursday, Apr. 1: 3.7%    

Decreasing or stable hospitalizations 

  • Current: 9 days of declining or stable new hospital admissions 
  • Persons hospitalized with COVID-19 North Central Region: 192.1 (14-day average) 
  • ICU hospital bed capacity North Central Region: 67.1% (7-day average) 
  • Cumulative Denver positive cases: 64,555 
  • Cumulative Denver deaths from COVID-19: 529 

Current public health orders and capacity restrictions for Level Yellow 

Public health orders regarding mask wearing, gathering sizes and Level Yellow capacity restrictions remain in place 

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