In about 24 hours, Larimer County has reported 3 additional COVID-19 deaths - bringing the total number of deaths since March to 88.

The newly recorded deaths on the Larimer County Department of Health's website include an 87-year-old Fort Collins man, an 88-year-old Fort Collins man and an 88-year-old Loveland woman, all who have died within the last week.

There have been 9 COVID-19 related deaths in Larimer County since December 1.

The Larimer County Department of Health also reported a new cumulative total of COVID-19 cases since March; that total currently stands at 12,379 - 500 more cases than there were on Tuesday (Dec. 8).

As of Thursday (Dec. 10), 100 patients were being treated for COVID-19 across Larimer County hospitals, and 71% of hospital beds and 85% of intensive care unit beds were occupied. Health officials say that hospitals have increased their ICU capacity during the fall surge of the novel coronavirus.

Larimer County remains a high risk area with a two-week positivity rating of 12% and a 14-day prevalence rate of 805 cases per 100,000 people.

For the latest information regarding COVID-19 in Larimer County, visit larimer.org/coronavirus. 

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