Reported deaths have also increased after remaining flat for a few days, with another 18 people dying directly from the disease. There were 1,292 deaths on Sunday, compared with 1,274 deaths, according to the state’s latest data.
Death reports to the state health department can differ for days or even weeks, which means that the number of new deaths announced on a given day does not mean that all of them died the day before.
While the number of hospitalizations and deaths has increased, it is too early to know if this indicates a peak in deaths and hospitalizations – the two figures give an indication of the severity of the pandemic.COVID-19 symptoms – fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, loss of taste or odor, and nausea – may take two to 14 days.
Sunday, 28,183 people in Colorado tested positive for the new coronavirus. A total of 1,543 people died with COVID-19 in their system – 16 more than the day before, according to the health department. Not all of these deaths can be directly attributed to the coronavirus.