Colorado’s COVID-19 cases rise for third week to reach highest levels since early August – The Denver Post

Colorado posted a third straight week of increasing COVID-19 cases, reaching levels not seen since the tail end of the July spike. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported 3,439 cases of the new coronavirus in the week ending Sunday, an increase of about 1,100 cases over the previous week. The last time the state reported more cases […]

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Colorado’s hospitals hurting financially after COVID-19 and federal payments not enough

Most Colorado health care providers received less than $4,000 in federal funds meant to partly offset their losses due to COVID-19, and even the winners who got far more say the payments haven’t come close to filling their revenue gaps. The $2.2 trillion economic stimulus bill passed in March included $50 billion for health care organizations, with billions more for […]

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Colorado’s COVID-19 outbreaks increase for first time since early June

The number of active COVID-19 outbreaks in Colorado increased this week for the first time since June, but growth in cases and deaths associated with those clusters remained relatively modest. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported 178 active coronavirus outbreaks between July 8 and Wednesday, up from 169 the week before. The number had been falling each […]

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As Colorado’s new COVID-19 cases remain elevated, state sees uptick in hospitalizations – The Denver Post

Coronavirus infections remained elevated in Colorado for a third consecutive week as the state’s COVID-19 hospitalizations have begun to creep upward for the first time in months. Colorado is still not experiencing the same type of surges as states such as Arizona, Texas, Florida and California. But the state’s rate of positive coronavirus test results has jumped since the first […]

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Colorado’s COVID-19 patients fared better in May, hospital data shows

Colorado patients who contracted the novel coronavirus in May fared better than those infected in March, and that’s at least partly due to new knowledge their doctors gained about how to care for them, according to a report issued Tuesday by seven health systems. The death rate for hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Colorado dropped from more than 15% in March […]

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Colorado’s COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths increase slightly amid general downward trend

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Colorado, which have declined steadily since late April, increased slightly on Monday, with 25 additional people hospitalized with the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus. As of Monday, 229 people currently were in the hospital for COVID-19, which was up from 204 individuals on Sunday, according to the latest data from the Colorado Department of […]

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Colorado’s coronavirus deaths approach 1,000 as confirmed cases near 20,000

Nearly 1,000 people have died from the novel coronavirus in Colorado and lab testing has confirmed almost 20,000 cases in the state. As many as 987 people now have died from COVID-19, according to data provided daily by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Still, the state’s health care system has not been overwhelmed by patients and state […]

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Colorado’s COVID-19 deaths hit 971 with 397 critical care ventilators in use

Testing has confirmed 19,703 cases of novel coronavirus in Colorado, and 971 deaths, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. About 104,077 people have been tested for COVID-19, the highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, according to the agency, which releases new data daily. The actual number of COVID-19 cases in the state is […]

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