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Omicron variant sweeps Boulder County

 

January 5, 2022

Katie Rowley

Since mid-December, there have been long lines to be tested for COVID-19 at the Boulder County Fairgrounds site.

For a growing share of Boulder County residents, the 2021 holidays brought at least one unwelcome visitor-the SARS-CoV-2 virus. In the week between Christmas and New Year's Day, local testing sites recorded nearly 3,000 new positive cases*, one of the highest weekly totals at any point during the pandemic. That has driven the testing positivity rate to 20.2% and the seven-day case rate to 757.5...



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