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Colorado governor announces wave of new measures to protect nursing homes, senior care centers from coronavirus

Through Wednesday, as many as half of the state's fatalities were comprised of residents of those facilities. Hundreds of residents and staff have fallen ill with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

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Colorado coronavirus deaths reach 329 as confirmed cases near 8,000; hospital volumes flattening

The new deaths reported Tuesday include the first in Kit Carson County. Denver and Weld counties have the most fatalities, with 56 and 55 respectively.

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Governor exploring how to better protect Colorado nursing homes from coronavirus as resident deaths near 100

Gov. Jared Polis didn’t provide much in terms of specific steps, but he said the situation could have been much worse had he not acted sooner

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Coronavirus deaths in Colorado approach 300; confirmed cases jump to 7,300

The new deaths reported on Sunday include the first in Summit County

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Coronavirus-related deaths hit 274 in Colorado as confirmed cases near 7,000

A spike in deaths in Arapahoe County pushed the fatality increase. There were 37 deaths in the county as of Saturday up from 24 on Thursday.

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Inside the 2,000 bed, multimillion dollar coronavirus hospital being built in the Colorado Convention Center

"I don't expect -- and I don't think any of us should expect in Colorado -- that this facility should ever have to be full," Gov. Jared Polis told reporters on Friday. "Unfortunately, I don't expect that it will be completely empty."

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Sunriser: Investigating nursing home coronavirus deaths / Planning for who gets care, who doesn’t / PPE holdup + much more

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