COVID-19 cases in Chaffee County reached a pandemic total of 657 as 17 new cases of the virus were diagnosed in the county Wednesday. 

In the last seven days 72 cases were identified, only one of which, a 63-year-old south end man, is hospitalized.

Of those 72 cases the highest proportion, 21, are younger than 18.  

Other age groups affected break down to:

Age group    Cases

18-29           3

30-39           8

40-49           13

50-59           10

60-69           9

70 and older  8

As of Wednesday 89 tests were still pending through Chaffee County public Health. Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center had 16 results pending.

 

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