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Fueled by coronavirus, Colorado saw an extraordinary increase in deaths in 2020

COVID-19 was the third-leading cause of death in the state in 2020, according to preliminary numbers

“Of course it feels unsafe”: Colorado prisons face staffing crisis as scores of guards, inmates catch coronavirus

Already, parole officers have been offered overtime pay to serve as prison guards and help with basic operations inside the locked facilities

Grand Junction woman transforms coronavirus’ staggering death toll into a comforting work of art

Artist Linda McBride began honoring the pandemic’s dead when the toll was 120,000. Now it’s over 300,000 and her work is far from finished.

Colorado’s final coronavirus vaccine preparations include practicing for high-stakes delivery road trips

There’s security to consider, as well as Interstate 70 traffic and snowstorms. “It’s getting (different) groups to come together to put the syringes in the arms at the end of the day,” one official said.

Colorado governor unveils new coronavirus restrictions aimed at preventing lockdowns

Coronavirus is running so rampant in many counties -- including Denver, Adams and Jefferson -- they should already be locked down under metrics defining the state’s old dial system.

Colorado’s coronavirus deaths haven’t yet spiked as cases have. Health leaders say that’s not a reason for complacency.

Though hospitals are better at treating COVID-19 patients now than in the spring, strained hospital capacity makes it harder to sustain those advances

Colorado coronavirus updates: News from across the state

To help you stay updated as the situation evolves, The Colorado Sun has launched this live blog with updates on closures, restrictions, and other COVID-19 developments.

Why another statewide lockdown is unlikely, even as Colorado’s coronavirus situation worsens each day

The Colorado Sun interviewed Gov. Jared Polis about his thinking on how to handle the latest surge of COVID-19 in the state. “We’re learning a lot more,” he said.

Denver orders city residents to be home by 10 p.m. in attempt to slow coronavirus

The new restrictions in Denver come after Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday, along with Colorado's top epidemiologist, warned coronavirus is circulating in the state at its highest rate since the pandemic began

Coronavirus is circulating in Colorado at its highest rate since the pandemic began, health officials say

There were 894 coronavirus hospitalizations in Colorado as of Thursday -- the highest-ever level. CU responds by going to online-only instruction starting Nov. 16.

Colorado has had coronavirus spikes before. Here’s why the current one could be different.

Rising numbers of hospitalizations. Cooler weather. Upcoming holidays. This is not the trajectory the state wants to be on right now.

Colorado’s current coronavirus hospitalizations equivalent to 25% of intensive-care capacity as cases continue to spike

Colorado’s seven-day average of new coronavirus cases has eclipsed anything the state has seen since the start of the pandemic

“We need to get this under control now”: Colorado’s coronavirus test positivity rate rises above 5%

On Saturday, Colorado had its first day with more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases

JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley accused of negligence after COVID-19 outbreak

Hundreds of workers at the JBS plant in Greeley were infected with the coronavirus and at least six died

Essay: What happened when Black Lives Matter arrived in Colorado’s deeply conservative Eastern Plains

Dozens gathered to demonstrate in Sterling. They faced hatred on social media. And a conversation -- and movement toward change -- began.

Colorado governor pleads with parents to sign their kids up for school as state faces enrollment declines

Gov. Jared Polis said he fears some Colorado parents are trying to home school their kids without proper planning and curriculums

Colorado’s coronavirus surge isn’t limited to college students, is similar to spike after July 4

Coronavirus cases in Colorado have reached their highest levels since July. Dr. Rachel Herlihy, the state's epidemiologist, called the spike "very concerning."

Colorado health officials sound alarm about “very substantial increases” in coronavirus cases among college-age population

Highlighting the seriousness of the situation, Boulder County Public Health on Tuesday night "strongly" recommended that all University of Colorado Boulder students self quarantine immediately for 14 days to slow the virus' spread

Six months after Colorado’s first coronavirus case, here’s how we compare to other states

Colorado health officials say they have learned a lot about fighting COVID-19 -- and have a lot more to learn

Colorado to begin allowing indoor visitation at nursing homes as soon as next week

Coronavirus has been linked to the deaths of more than 700 senior care center residents in Colorado.

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