Colorado Daily Status Report: December 23, 2021

 Colorado Daily Status Report Link to the full report:

graphic of community lifelines showing health and medical as "yellow" and the others as "green"


State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status Level 1: The SEOC is activated at level one  operations in support of COVID-19 recovery with the addition of federal partners in the facility, I70 Glenwood Canyon recovery efforts, Afghan evacuees and drought recovery efforts. The SEOC is operational Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
State offices close at 1 p.m. on Dec. 23 and are closed on Dec. 24 in observance of the holiday.  The next daily report will be issued on Monday.  DSHEM staff remain available to respond if needed or requested. 

COVID-19 Current Overview

  • 877,507  Cases
  • 2,922  New Cases Reported
  • 1,026   COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized
  • 55 COVID-19 Patients Under Investigation Hospitalized
  • 4,245,280  People Tested
  • 10,038  Deaths Among All Cases
  • 10,339 Deaths Due to COVID19
  • 7.80% 7-Day Positivity Rate
  • Link to COVID-19 website case data

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

  • People Immunized with One Dose: 4,190,237
  • People Fully Vaccinated: 3,781,679
  • Eligible People Fully Immunized: 69.58%
  • Cumulative Doses Administered: 9,374,307
  • Cumulative Doses Distributed: 9,527,040
  • Vaccine Phase: 1A and 1B
  • Link to COVID-19 vaccine administration data

Current Colorado Incidents Supported by DHSEM

DHSEM Regional Field Managers, Strategic Communications Director and SEOC are providing technical support and monitoring the resource needs of the following incidents:
I-70 Glenwood Canyon

Afghan Evacuees

Colorado Major Disaster Declaration for 2020 Wildfires - DR4581

Information Sources