Five COVID-related deaths confirmed in Garfield County
Five additional deaths pending investigation
December 7, 2020
Garfield County Public Health has confirmed five COVID-19 related deaths in Garfield County. The individuals passed away between the second week of November and the first week of December.
Two individuals a male and a female in their early sixties, a male in his mid-seventies, and a male and a female in their nineties died in Garfield County from COVID-19 related illness. The individuals were not related.
Five additional deaths are currently pending investigation for COVID-19 by the Garfield County Coroner. The cause of death must be verified by the coroner before being reported on the Garfield County COVID-19 data page under Garfield County statistics.
The current number of certified COVID deaths in Garfield County is 11, with five pending investigation. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is reporting 10 deaths for the county.