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Coronavirus is killing fewer Colorado nursing home residents, but officials warn the state hasn’t “turned a corner”

Colorado health leaders are working on a plan to lift a three-month ban on family members visiting their loved ones

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Coronavirus-related deaths among Colorado nursing home residents near 800; third prison inmate dies

New coronavirus infections in Colorado have been leveling off or trending downward over the past two weeks. However state health officials warn a resurgence may be building.

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Colorado governor defends prison system, accuses ACLU of using coronavirus to push its agenda

“The pandemic is no excuse to let criminals out,” Gov. Jared Polis said Thursday, saying that steps have been taken to ensure the safety of inmates and guards at state prisons

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Coronavirus deaths at Colorado nursing homes slow, reach 737; outbreaks at restaurants, stores continue to climb

The Sterling Correctional Facility in northeast Colorado is the site of the state’s largest coronavirus outbreak. At least 539 inmates there have tested positive for the disease and two have died.

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As Colorado businesses reopen, coronavirus-related workers’ compensation claims are piling up

State lawmakers are expected to consider a proposal to make it easier for some workers to receive benefits for COVID-19 contracted on the job

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Hospitals could be overwhelmed if older Coloradans don’t reduce their social interactions by more than half

A CU model suggests Colorado hospitals could exceed ICU bed capacity in September unless social-distancing guidelines are followed

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Colorado likely won’t have an accurate coronavirus death count for months, or even years

17% more deaths occurred in Colorado in March and April compared to last year — and only a fraction are listed as COVID-19 victims. Here’s what we know about the “excess deaths.”

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Coronavirus deaths at Colorado nursing homes, senior facilities reach 711; outbreaks reported at restaurants and stores

While the coronavirus continues to kill residents of nursing homes and senior care centers, Colorado health officials say the number of facilities reporting outbreaks each week has started to slow. The disease, however, is now spreading at other locations.