EL PASO COUNTY — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has announced that El Paso County will be moving to Level Red on the state's COVID-19 dial scale on Nov. 27 at 5 p.m.
As of Monday, El Paso County’s number are as follows:
- Two-week incidence: 1160.7
- Two-week test positivity rate: 14.71%
- Two-week COVID-19 case count (new cases): 8,386
Level Red includes:
- Personal gatherings are prohibited.
- High-risk populations are urged to stay at home only to go out for essential goods and services
- Restaurants are limited to outside or open-air dining and carry-out, take-out, curbside take-out, and delivery. No indoor dining is allowed. Last call will be at 8 p.m.
- Critical and non-critical retail is limited to 50% in-store capacity
- Offices should move to 10% in-person staffing immediately, remote working is strongly encouraged
- Bars remain closed
- Places of worship are limited to 25% capacity indoors. Outdoors parties must maintain 6 feet of social distancing
- Outdoor guided services are limited to 25% or 10 people.
- Personal services will be at 25% capacity.
For more information on Level Red, click here.
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What Coloradans need to know about Coronavirus: Nov 22-28
The state's COVID-19 dial is broken down into the following levels:
- Level Green: Protect our neighbors
- Level Blue: Caution
- Level Yellow: Concern
- Level Orange: High Risk
- Level Red: Severe Risk
- Level Purple: Extreme Risk
For more information on the COVID-19 dial, click here.