COVID claims 145 Montrose County residents; vaccines urged

Montrose Fire Protection District Chief Tad Rowan administers a vaccine in 2021. (Montrose Daily Press/file photo)

One-hundred-fifty-one Montrose County residents have died with COVID-19 and of these, 145 died because of the virus, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

“We’ve had a lot of COVID deaths,” Dr. Thomas Canfield, Montrose County coroner, said on Friday, going on to urge people to be vaccinated and to receive at least one booster shot.

Katharhynn Heidelberg is the Montrose Daily Press assistant editor and senior writer. Follow her on Twitter, @kathMDP.

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