Last Updated on April 28, 2024 by cwl

Not to minimize the tragedy of each death, and the heartache it causes to friends and families, the COVID fatality rate in Colorado is still comparable to a really bad flu season. Setting aside concerns regarding possible reporting discrepancies and potential financial incentives that may also skew reporting criteria (see the References section at the bottom of the page), we have this data as of January 15, 2021:

Colorado also keeps mortality statistics year-to year:

CO Mortality Data


Classification of Deaths In Colorado

Colorado Changes COVID Death Reporting Policy

Financial Incentives to Report COVID Cases