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Colorado governor orders bars to re-close to in-person service

The decision comes as Colorado has seen a slight uptick in cases over the past two weeks. Polis said that there has been a rise in infections in 9 of the past 14 days.

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The hidden deaths from coronavirus: People are dying after the pandemic removed their safety nets

Sara Wittner, of Broomfield, began using narcotics again after the COVID-19 pandemic dismantled elements of her sobriety support system. She died of a suspected fentanyl overdose.

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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.

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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 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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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.