Southwest Colorado confirmed COVID-19 cases by county: La Plata (256 resident, 32 non-resident), Archuleta (48 resident, 40 non-resident), Montezuma (127), Dolores (2), San Juan (2). Deaths due to Covid: Montezuma (3), Deaths among cases: LaPlata (2), Montezuma (1), sjbpublichealth.org, montezumacounty.org
Colorado COVID-19 totals: 62,686 cases, 7, 288 hospitalized, 2,002 deaths among cases, 1,905 deaths due to COVID-19, 797,493 tested, 681 outbreaks, colorado.gov
Durango Public Library offers Weekly Activity Kits for preschool, elementary school and teen age groups. To request a kit, reference@DurangoGov.org or (970) 375-3380
LaPlata County Clerk’s Office alerts voters about USPS mailer containing misleading information. Ballots will be automatically mailed on October 9 (no request needed). Return by mail by October 26 or use the five 24-hour drop boxes until 7 p.m. on Election Day. Call (970) 382-6296 or visit www.laplatacountyclerk.org.
The Colorado COVID-19 Modeling Group reports that through late August, infection increased while hospitalizations plateaued. If physical distancing remains at 65%, we will see gradual growth in cases and/or hospital demand. covid19.colorado.gov