Coronavirus in Colorado, April 7: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19 – The Denver Post

Gov. Jared Polis on Monday extended the state’s stay-at-home order to April 26. Meanwhile, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has extended the city’s to April 31 to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. As of Monday, 150 people in Colorado have died from the novel coronavirus as hospitalizations rise to 994. Total confirmed cases are at 5,172. Remember, all […]

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In Colorado’s mountain towns, high altitude presents a unique challenge to treating patients with the new coronavirus

Hospitals in Colorado’s mountain communities are transporting critically ill patients — and in some cases those at risk of becoming so sick — to facilities at lower elevations, hoping the move will ease their respiratory symptoms caused by the new coronavirus. Medical facilities in Gunnison, Pitkin and Summit counties can treat patients with the new coronavirus, but have fewer intensive […]

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Spain sees third daily drop in coronavirus deaths

Spain saw its third consecutive daily decline in the number of people dying from the coronavirus pandemic as the country recorded another 674 fatalities on Sunday. The health ministry said total deaths were now 12,418, the highest in the world after Italy, since the pandemic emerged in China in December. The 674 fatalities, which were sharply down on the record […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, April 5: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

As of today, 126 people in Colorado have died from the novel coronavirus as hospitalizations near 900. The ventilator and PPE shortage continues to worsen. The federal government swooped up Colorado’s order of 500 ventilators, among other supplies, on Friday. Gov. Jared Polis spoke to CNN about the frustrations he feels about competing with other states to get supplies while […]

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Feds swooped in on Colorado’s ventilator order, Polis says

Colorado was making a deal with a manufacturer for an order of much-needed ventilators when the Federal Emergency Management Agency swooped in and took it themselves, Gov. Jared Polis told CNN on Friday night. It was one thing for states to be competing among themselves for vital resources to fight the novel coronavirus, Polis said. Now they’re competing against the […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, April 4: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19 – The Denver Post

As of Saturday the number of people in Colorado who have died from the novel coronavirus climbed to 126 people. Gov. Jared Polis also gave an update on the need for more ventilators around the state. The City of Denver is also in need of doing more for protecting the homeless population from the spread of the coronavirus, advocates say. […]

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Trump Said He Won't Wear a Mask in Public, Despite New CDC Guidelines

Following weeks of uncertainty as to whether face masks are a sensible safety measure in the coronavirus pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have now published new guidelines on cloth masks based on several studies into how COVID-19 is transmitted. The CDC is now officially recommending “wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, April 3 updates

As Colorado’s stay-at-home order continues, construction workers are getting new guidance from the state. They’re still considered essential but they should focus on “truly critical” activities. With businesses shut down comes a lot of economic uncertainty. Farmers and ranchers who normally supply goods to restaurants are pivoting to a farm-to-public approach to sustain their operations. And with baseball postponed, Coors […]

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