This scanning electron microscope image shows particles of the virus SARS-CoV-2 emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. SARS-CoV-2 is the scientific name of the virus that causes COVID-19. The virus shown was isolated from a patient in the United States. (Provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases's Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Montana)

Colorado now has eight presumptive coronavirus cases, including two in Denver

There are now at least eight people in Colorado who have tested positive for COVID-19, known colloquially as the coronavirus, after a batch of new diagnoses were announced on Friday.

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Doctors fear for their families as they battle coronavirus with not enough protection

There's a growing chorus of American health care workers who say they’re battling the virus with far too little armor as shortages force them to reuse personal protective equipment, known as PPE, or rely on homemade substitutes. Sometimes they must even go without protection altogether.

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Colorado expands emergency child care coverage to include grocery, construction workers

The announcement came after two groups representing grocery and food processing workers urged Gov. Jared Polis and other state officials to give such workers the same kinds of protections available to frontline health workers

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Colorado drops school-day minimums, won’t make districts recoup time lost to coronavirus shutdown

Districts across the state are grappling with how to handle online instruction. Colorado Department of Education says keeping kids learning is more important than worrying about meeting traditional metrics, like hitting 160 days of instruction.