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Coronavirus is ravaging Colorado nursing homes and other senior care centers again, killing hundreds more

Some facilities that experienced fatal outbreaks in the spring are again contending with resident infections and deaths. While officials say much has been learned about COVID-19, asymptomatic spread remains a hurdle.

Mask-wearing mandates in Colorado, other states leave big gaps in protection

As new COVID cases, hospitalizations and deaths surge, many public health experts wonder whether it’s time to move beyond the anything-goes approach toward more standardization and higher-quality masks

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.

These Coloradans survived coronavirus during the first wave. Here’s what they want you to know now.

The Colorado Sun caught up with three COVID-19 patients who were infected early in the pandemic to see how they are doing and what their thoughts are on the disease’s resurgence

Mesa County goes from being a coronavirus success story to a cautionary tale

It took Mesa County the first four months of the pandemic to record its first 100 cases. It's had thousands more in the past few weeks.

Testing alone won’t be enough to stem Colorado’s surge of coronavirus cases

Health officials warn that the tried and true advice of tests -- plus “austere behavior” -- offers the best chance to control the virus

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.

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 health officials warn state could reach record coronavirus hospitalizations by Nov. 10

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says its modeling shows that approximately one out of every 219 Coloradans are currently infectious with COVID-19

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.

“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

CU Boulder switches to remote learning for at least two weeks amid coronavirus surge

The decision to suspend in-person classes comes after Boulder County Public Health last week asked all CU Boulder students to voluntarily quarantine for two weeks to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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 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"

10 charts that show why the coronavirus pandemic may be about to get a lot worse in Colorado

The state’s level of social distancing has dropped below even the worst-case scenario that researchers had previously forecast

Colorado bars can begin reopening on Thursday; outdoor concerts, fairs and receptions can soon resume

Gov. Jared Polis also said conventions and other indoor gatherings can resume by the end of the week with restrictions.

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.

MAP: Where Colorado’s coronavirus cases, deaths have been identified

The first two coronavirus cases in the state were announced on Thursday, March 5, 2020