Coronavirus Update In Littleton: Case Counts By Neighborhood

Amber Fisher

LITTLETON, CO — Jeffco Public Health and Tri-County Health Department have updated their COVID-19 data to offer more accurate case counts in Littleton. Tri-County now offers a breakdown by Littleton neighborhoods, and Jeffco has been able to assess which cases are linked to addresses within Littleton's municipal boundaries.

Since the coronavirus outbreak began, there have been nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the Jefferson County side of Littleton, according to data updated Monday.

The following Tri-County case counts have been linked to Littleton addresses, but may not all be in the city's boundaries:

New cases over the past week Total cases since outbreak began New tests over past week Total number of tests since outbreak began Case rate per 1,000 residents
Northeast Littleton 4 78 87 563 5.79
Central South Littleton 1 12 43 190 28.81
Southwest Littleton 3 11 23 117 49.89
South Littleton 0 16 45 211 2.57

There have been more than 8,300 cases of the new coronavirus in Arapahoe, Douglas and Jefferson counties since the outbreak began, according to data posted by state health officials.

The number of cases in other surrounding Tri-County Health Department communities can be found here. The number of cases in Jefferson County cities can be found here.

*Totals as of Monday New cases reported over past week COVID-19 cases since outbreak began Case rates per 100,000 people COVID-19 Deaths
Arapahoe County 157 4,975 763.8 339
Douglas County 57 864 252 51
Jefferson County 77 2,543 438.8 205

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Under the statewide Safer at Home: New Guidelines phase, counties that have seen a downward trend of cases and that prove they have a solid plan for combating the virus can apply to expand some services.

New guidelines:

  • Indoor events (conferences, receptions, museums) can begin to open
  • Outdoor events (concerts, fairs rodeos, receptions) can also begin to open
  • Residential overnight summer camps will be able to open with 10 kids together indoors and 25 kids outdoors
  • Bars will be able to open at 25 percent or up to 50 people
  • Personal services will be able to expand to include things such as facials, beard trimming, lip waxing, etc.
  • Non-critical manufacturing facilities can expand their in-person workforce

Denver, Arapahoe and Weld counties consistently have the highest overall number of cases in the state; however over the past two weeks, Weld, Summit and Adams counties have had the highest case rates per 100,000 people.

As of Monday, 30,705 people have been infected with the coronavirus in Colorado among 285,130 people who have been tested since the outbreak began, health officials confirmed. Around 5,343 people have been hospitalized, and the death toll among people who tested positive for COVID-19 has reached 1,651.

Graphs courtesy of Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. Data reported Monday, and may differ from Jeffco Public Health and Tri-County Health numbers as the state's reporting is a day behind.

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This article originally appeared on the Littleton Patch