Oct 7, 2021 - COVID
Colorado in precarious COVID territory
Data: N.Y. Times; Cartogram: Kavya Beheraj/Axios

COVID-19 hospitalizations are at their highest rate since January, and the state's case counts continue to grow.

By the numbers: Colorado is one of 10 states in the U.S. that saw infections increase during the past two weeks, a New York Times analysis shows.

  • More than 920 people are hospitalized with the coronavirus, and three-quarters of the patients are unvaccinated, Gov. Jared Polis said at a briefing Wednesday.

The bottom line: "We are concerned with the increase and spread," Polis said.

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