Seven coronavirus outbreaks were determined in Boulder County by the state this week.

Boulder County also on Thursday reported 75 new cases of COVID-19 and three new hospitalizations, but no new deaths for the past 15 days.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released its outbreak report Wednesday, which showed seven new outbreaks in the county, bringing the total active outbreaks in the county to 27. No prior outbreaks had been resolved this last week, according to the state data.

The outbreaks were determined at Pollard Jeep of Boulder in Boulder, RoughRiders 15U Hockey Team in Superior, Arapahoe Roofing in Louisville, Boulder High School in Boulder, Heritage Title Company in Boulder, St. Julien Hotel and Spa in Boulder, and an adolescent gathering in Boulder.

The outbreak at St. Julien Hotel and Spa, 900 Walnut St., was determined Tuesday and involved three staff members from the hotel’s bar.

“Upon the recent discovery of three positive COVID-19 cases at T-Zero Lounge, we have notified and are cooperating with Boulder County Public Health,” St. Julien Hotel and Spa General Manager Bob Trotter said in an interview Thursday.

Trotter also stated that he and his team immediately got to work with extra cleaning, using specialized light cleaner on fabrics and notified those with possible exposure through contact tracing. He also said the Hotel and Spa immediately quarantined the affected staff members and did so before the state notified them of their outbreak status.

“Yes, the epidemiologist was pleasantly surprised that we had already sprung into action at ensuring our guests and patrons as well as our staff were already being notified and the proper precautious already being taken when they called and notified us,” Trotter added.

“We remain committed to playing our role in the prevention of widespread transmission of COVID-19. In addition to Boulder County Public Health’s requirements and guidance, T-Zero Lounge — and the entire St Julien Hotel & Spa property — go above and beyond standard COVID-19 mitigation measures with added measures in place, including daily team member temperature checks and health questionnaires, electrostatic disinfection throughout the property, and more,” Trotter added.

The outbreak at Boulder High School, 1604 Arapahoe Ave., was determined last Friday and involved four youth sports attendees.

Boulder Valley School District noted that state outbreak data is a repeat of what already has been reported in the Daily Camera. No additional information was available.

The outbreak at Pollard Jeep of Boulder was determined last Wednesday after the weekly outbreak reported had been published and involved five staff members. The Jeep dealership did not respond for a comment before publication on Thursday.

The outbreak at the RoughRiders boys 15U team, 2800 Dagny Way, Lafayette, was determined last Thursday and involved four attendees. The youth sports organization did not return requests for comment in time for publication on Thursday.

The outbreak at Arapahoe Roofing, 1501 S. Arthur Ave., Louisville, was determined last Friday and involved eight staff members. The phone number to the roofing company was disconnected and could not be reached for comment.

An outbreak at Heritage Title Company, 4909 Pearl E. Circle, Boulder, was determined Tuesday and involved three staff members. The title company did not return requests for comment in time for publication on Thursday.

The adolescent gathering in Boulder outbreak was identified last Thursday and involved 18 people. No additional information about this gathering was available.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment wrote in an email Thursday, “When our outbreak data lists a ‘social gathering,’ it’s a more general social gathering, and can include weddings, birthday parties or events of that nature. We don’t provide additional information about these types of events because it would violate privacy guidelines. For example, in many cases, the gatherings occur at a private residence.”

The 75 new cases bring the county’s total cases to 20,273 and the three new hospitalizations raise the county’s total to 663, with 23 residents currently hospitalized with coronavirus. Seven residents were discharged Thursday after receiving COVID-19 treatment. The number of resident deaths remains unchanged at 250.

BCPH also reported that 33,793 Boulder County residents have received a partial COVID-19 Moderna or Pfizer vaccination dose, which is 12.3% of the county’s eligible population. Another 58,070 people, or 21.2% of the county’s eligible population, have been fully vaccinated with both doses of Moderna or Pfizer vaccines or the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine. A total of 91,863, or 33.5% of vaccine-eligible residents have been given at least one coronavirus dose in Boulder County.

The University of Colorado Boulder updated its dashboard Thursday. During testing on Wednesday, there were nine positive test results from 181 diagnostic tests and 1,370 monitoring tests. The dashboard showed three of the university’s isolation spaces were in use, which is 1% of the reserved space for quarantines. Since the start of spring testing Jan. 4, there have been 487 positives from 8,250 diagnostic tests and 66,878 monitoring tests.

Boulder Valley School District updated its dashboard Thursday. The district reported seven active cases with 102 students and eight staff members in quarantine.

The St. Vrain Valley School District reported on its dashboard Thursday 21 active cases, split between 20 students and one staff. The district has seen a cumulative 743 student cases and 244 staff cases, totaling 987.

Statewide, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported there are 454,893 cases. There have been 6,082 deaths among cases, and of those, there have been 6,191 deaths because of COVID-19. There have been 25,225 people hospitalized. Of Colorado’s more than 5.7 million people, 2,696,981 people have been tested.

Vaccines administered in Boulder County

  • 33,793 received a partial dose (includes Modern and Pfizer vaccines only)
  • 58,070 received full vaccine (includes new Johnson & Johnson one-dose shot)
  • 91,863 received at least one dose

*Updated by the county on Mondays and Thursdays, and live every other Wednesday during the virtual BCPH COVID-19 community meetings

Boulder Valley School District active cases and quarantines

BVSD elementary schools

  • Eldorado PK-8: 1 case; 11 students quarantined
  • Ryan: 1 case; 1 student quarantined
  • Superior: 1 case; 22 students and 1 staff member quarantined

BVSD middle schools

  • Southern Hills: 1 case; 6 students quarantined

BVSD high schools

  • Centaurus: 1 case; 20 students quarantined
  • Monarch: 1 case; 15 students and 4 staff members quarantined

BVSD other departments

  • Community Montessori: 1 case; 27 students and 3 staff members quarantined

*Cases listed include all active cases and do not necessarily represent cases newly determined at time of publication.

St. Vrain Valley School District active cases

SVVSD elementary schools

  • Blue Mountain: 1 student case
  • Fall River: 2 student cases
  • Hygiene: 1 student case
  • Northridge: 1 student case
  • Red Hawk: 4 student cases
  • Soaring Heights PK-8: 1 student case

SVVSD middle schools

  • Altona: 1 student case
  • Coal Ridge: 1 student case
  • Longs Peak: 1 student case
  • Westview: 1 student case

SVVSD high schools

  • Frederick: 5 student cases

SVVSD other campuses

  • Career Development Center: 1 staff member case
  • St. Vrain Online Global Academy: 1 student case

*Cases listed include all active cases and do not necessarily represent cases newly determined at time of publication.

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