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El Paso County at Level Orange


Last updated 11/17/2020 at 3:41pm

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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDHPE) announced on Nov. 11 that El Paso County would be required to move to Level Orange (Safer at Home) restrictions by 5 p.m. on Nov. 13.

The CDHPE stated in a press release that this change is to due to rises in positive COVID tests, hospitalizations and increased case rates. The CDHPE's COVID-19 Dial Framework reported that on Nov. 10, El Paso County had a two-week incidence rate of 711.4 (meaning 711.4 incidents per 1,000 people) and a two-week test positivity rate of 13.26 percent. Readers can see El Paso County's current r...

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