Coronavirus in Colorado, June 24: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

As hospitalizations in Colorado continue their slow decline, data shows that recent COVID-19 patients are doing better than patients diagnosed in the early months of the pandemic. The death rate has fallen from about 15% in March and April to about 10.5% in May. Meanwhile, the MLB is working to reopen with a 60-game schedule as players return to practice […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, June 22: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

As we enter the summer season Colorado is watching neighboring states, like Arizona, who are seeing a large spike in coronavirus cases after reopening. As of Sunday, Colorado has surpassed 30,000 cases of COVID-19. Free testing is still available at the Pepsi Center in Denver for those who think they might have been exposed to coronavirus. What’s new Don’t miss: […]

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

Gov. Jared Polis gave Colorado businesses the authority Thursday to refuse service to customers not wearing masks as state health officials issued new guidance allowing houses of worship, gyms, parks and swimming pools to reopen to limited capacities. The state’s guidance documents for personal and outdoor recreation, as well as churches, synagogues and mosques, are similar to drafts issued earlier […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, June 4: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

As testing ramps up across Colorado, the state aims to do 10,000 tests a day by the start of flu season. Meanwhile, the large spreading events that drove the state’s COVID-19 epidemic may be coming under control as the growth of outbreaks slows. So far, the state has recorded 27,060 COVID-19 cases and 4,443 total hospitalizations. The latest numbers continue […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, June 3: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

Despite continued reminders that the coronavirus pandemic is not over, crowds continue to gather to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Gov. Jared Polis addressed the risk that protests could spark another coronavirus outbreak Tuesday, encouraging anyone who has attended a protest to visit the Pepsi Center to get a free, drive-up coronavirus test even if they aren’t […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, June 2: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19 – The Denver Post

On Monday, state health officials announced there were four new deaths tied directly to COVID-19 and 13 additional deaths of people who had contracted the virus, though there’s a lag in reporting deaths to the state health department — particularly death-certificate data. Gov. Jared Polis released draft orders Monday on the reopening of swimming pools and playgrounds and the resumption […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, June 1: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19 – The Denver Post

On Sunday, state health officials for the second straight day announced no new fatalities tied directly to COVID-19 and only two additional deaths of people who had contracted the virus, though there’s a lag in reporting deaths to the state health department — particularly death-certificate data. Take a look inside a Colorado hospital’s COVID-19 unit, a quiet fight to keep […]

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‘Reborn’ Swiss to drop most virus restrictions on June 6

Switzerland announced Wednesday it would remove most of its remaining coronavirus restrictions on June 6, when all leisure and entertainment activities can resume if appropriate precautions are in place. “Switzerland is reborn,” President Simonetta Sommaruga told a press conference in Bern following a government meeting. “We now know that it is possible to control this virus,” she said, with the […]

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No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths: DR Congo

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the Congolese authorities said Wednesday. In an update on the epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said its Ugandan counterparts had confirmed there had been no […]

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