Six fraternities and sororities at three Colorado universities reported new COVID-19 outbreaks prior to now week, whereas the College of Colorado Boulder’s community-wide outbreak grew to greater than 1,500 confirmed instances.
The Colorado Division of Public Well being and Atmosphere reported 1,503 confirmed instances of COVID-19 amongst CU Boulder college students, with one other 161 possible instances. The variety of workers instances remained regular at 12.
Nonetheless, that improve comes as CU leaders and Boulder County well being officers this week reported that coronavirus infections amongst individuals of their late teenagers and early 20s are trending downward as efforts to cease the virus’ unfold amongst college students begin to work, however instances now are rising amongst all different age teams within the county.
The brand new university-related outbreaks had been:
Beta Theta Pi fraternity, College of Denver: 4 instances
Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, Colorado State College: 4 instances
Sigma Kappa sorority, College of Northern Colorado: three instances
Delta Zeta sorority, DU: two instances
Phi Delta Theta, CSU: two instances
Sigma Pi fraternity, CSU: two instances
A social gathering amongst Metropolitan State College of Denver college students additionally resulted in 4 instances, bringing the full variety of ongoing outbreaks linked to high schools to 27. Most are tied to Greek organizations or sports activities.
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New outbreaks in Ok-12
4 Ok-12 faculties, together with two within the Denver metro space, additionally reported new outbreaks this week, bringing the full to 17 which are nonetheless ongoing. The 13 beforehand reported college outbreaks are linked to 29 workers instances and 37 pupil instances.
New Ok-12 outbreaks had been reported at:
Yuma Excessive Faculty, Yuma Faculty District: one workers case, seven pupil instances
Chaparral Excessive Faculty, Douglas County Faculty District: three pupil instances
Rocky Mountain Prep Southwest, Denver Public Colleges: two workers instances
Summit Center Faculty, Summit Faculty District: two workers instances
Outbreaks are also ongoing at 11 little one care facilities, with 26 instances amongst workers and 30 amongst kids.