Garfield County hospitals continue testing for COVID-19,
though patients needing treatment for the disease don’t appear to be
Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs has treated 15
patients with the novel coronavirus since the outbreak began, and discharged or
Grand River Hospital in Rifle has treated one patient, who
has since been transferred.
Both hospitals continue to conduct tests, as do other health
care providers in the county.
So far, 43 people have tested positive for the disease out
of 587 tests between the two hospitals. The hospitals are waiting for results
of 15 tests.
In total, Garfield County has 63 confirmed cases as of
Valley View said it is usually getting results from tests
between 24 and 28 hours.