Articles By Jesse Paul

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41-year-old El Paso County sheriff’s deputy dies from coronavirus as deaths from disease hit 99

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says Deputy Jeff Hopkins had been with the agency since 2001. He was married.

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Colorado Supreme Court rules legislature may extend its lawmaking term after coronavirus pause

The Colorado General Assembly recessed on March 14 because of COVID-19 and it’s not clear when state lawmakers will return

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Coronavirus-linked deaths in Colorado surpass 80; confirmed cases now above 3,300

The new deaths -- up 11 from Tuesday -- include four fatalities in Adams County.

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Colorado governor orders schools to stay closed until at least April 30, will address stay-at-home extension later

Gov. Jared Polis said he would wait to decide whether to extend his stay-at-home order, which was issued last week and is set to expire on April 11

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Colorado coronavirus deaths hit 70 as confirmed cases near 3,000

The new deaths include two more each in El Paso and Weld counties, where fatalities have far outpaced other areas of the state.

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How a bridge club led a Colorado county to have one of the nation’s highest coronavirus death rates

Four of El Paso County’s 13 deaths are connected to the Colorado Springs Bridge Center, where potentially hundreds of at-risk people were exposed to COVID-19 in late February and early March. Two others are linked to a senior care center.

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Colorado governor says spread of coronavirus is slowing, but says second person in their 40s has died

At least 53 people in Colorado have been killed by the coronavirus, which has infected more than 2,600 people and hospitalized more than 400

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Democrats in the Colorado legislature jostle over whether they must return to the Capitol to continue their coronavirus pause

Senate Democrats hoped to avoid returning to the General Assembly because of the public safety threat. House Democrats felt they needed to be at the Capitol in person to avoid legal troubles.

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Colorado coronavirus deaths hit 48 as disease spreads to at least 47 counties

The number of counties affected and number of people hospitalized by the virus have rapidly risen in recent days.