The Larimer County Department of Health reported 2 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday (Jan. 10), bringing the county's total number of COVID-19 related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic to 171.

Among those, 14 deaths have been recorded since New Years Day (Jan. 1).

Between Jan. 1 and Jan. 6, 8 Loveland residents, 5 Fort Collins residents and one Berthoud resident have died from from COVID-19.

The youngest death recorded since Jan. 1 is a 60-year-old Loveland man and the oldest is a 99-year-old Loveland woman.

December remains the deadliest month of the pandemic for Larimer County, as 76 county residents lost their lives to COVID-19 last month.

Of the 171 deaths, 86 are associated with outbreaks that were tied to long-term care facilities within the county - that makes up about 50% of the total deaths in Larimer County that occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of Monday (Jan. 11), Larimer County has recorded a cumulative total of 15,945 cases since the start of the pandemic.

Larimer County remains a high-risk area with a two-week prevalence rate of 407 cases per 100,000 and a 14-day positivity rating of 7.8%.

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

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