What is Colorado’s Social Distancing Grade
Social distancing. A new term that has been on the everyone's lips over the past few weeks. The phrase is meant to help remind you that you need to be at least 6 feet from another person and only venturing out of your home for necessities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How is Colorado doing when it comes to social distancing? According to Unacast, Colorado has recently improved its social distancing grade. The site uses location data to grade states and counties on their movement during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Overall, Colorado has received an A. Larimer county received a grade of B with a 39 percent decrease in overall movement. Weld county, meanwhile, got a grade of C and a decrease in movement of 26 percent.
Colorado counties along the Front Range that ranked the best in social distancing grades were:
- Denver -60%
- Boulder -57%
- Broomfield -56%
- Jefferson -52%
- Arapahoe -51%
- Douglas -56%
MORE TO EXPLORE: See the the COVID-19 stimulus bill broken down by the numbers