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Colorado touts its new private coronavirus testing contracts as a way to speed up results. Already there are problems.

More than 350 people who were tested by Mako Medical in Colorado Springs are being asked to return after state health officials found problems with how their samples were handled. Mako, which is running three testing sites in Colorado at a daily cost of up to $200,000, has faced criticism before.

Opinion: Is your neighborhood raising your risk? Redlining set Denver communities up for more coronavirus danger

But what makes Denver's Valverde so attractive to its residents might also have raised its risks amid the coronavirus pandemic. The westside neighborhood had the highest COVID-19 hospitalization rate in the city.

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Where mask-wearing isn’t gospel: Colorado churches grapple with reopening

The New Life Church, where at least 9 in 10 parishioners went without masks on the first Sunday after Colorado’s order began, was certainly not unique

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As infections rise, coronavirus is already the No. 3 killer in Colorado this year

The state has also seen an uptick in deaths due to accidental drug overdose during the pandemic

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2 Colorado deaths attributed to multi-system inflammatory syndrome, the child disorder linked to coronavirus

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed seven cases in the state

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Colorado governor orders alcohol sales to cease at 10 p.m. in effort to slow spread of coronavirus

Last call: Colorado governor targets young adults and says "this is not the summer to party"

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Threats, vandalism, job loss: Colorado’s public health officials are under attack as they respond to coronavirus

Across the state, public health departments are facing a barrage of vitriol as they respond to the pandemic. Some officials have up and quit under the pressure, while others who stay say they fear for their safety.

Opinion: Denver residents refused to wear masks during 1918 pandemic. What have we learned?

Enforcement was an issue. Residents routinely refused to wear masks even when threatened with arrest and hefty fines. Soon Denver had the highest fatality rate in the nation.

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“We need to be more responsible”: Colorado governor says incidence of coronavirus is growing

Gov. Jared Polis said there has been an increase in cases over 11 of the past 14 days in Colorado. "Wear a damn mask," he said.