33rd case of COVID reported in Ouray County

  • COVID-19, courtesy Centers for Disease Control
    COVID-19, courtesy Centers for Disease Control

A man in his 60s is the latest confirmed case of COVID-19 in Ouray County.

The man was tested at Mountain Medical Center in Ridgway, according to county officials. The test was for the active virus.

Ouray County is reporting this latest case as the 33rd case for the county, including three non-residents who tested positive for the virus. The county has had one resident death attributed to the virus, and one part-time resident death due to COVID-19.

County officials said contact tracing is underway for this latest case. It's the fourth case involving a patient in their 60s in the past two weeks, in addition to a case involving a person in her 40s.

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story has been corrected to reflect the correct number of cases involving people in their 60s.