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Colorado governor announces wave of new measures to protect nursing homes, senior care centers from coronavirus

Through Wednesday, as many as half of the state's fatalities were comprised of residents of those facilities. Hundreds of residents and staff have fallen ill with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

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As many as 176 nursing home, senior care center residents have died from coronavirus in Colorado

As many as 628 residents and 510 staff members at those facilities have been infected by COVID-19, according to data released by the state Wednesday evening

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Colorado governor: “We want to dispel any notion that we can go back to the way things were”

Jared Polis laid out a multipronged approach to keep coronavirus from infecting too many people, including increased testing and tailored social-distancing measures. But large public gatherings are banned until further notice.

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Colorado coronavirus deaths reach 329 as confirmed cases near 8,000; hospital volumes flattening

The new deaths reported Tuesday include the first in Kit Carson County. Denver and Weld counties have the most fatalities, with 56 and 55 respectively.

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UCHealth reports that it has discharged about 370 coronavirus patients from its Colorado hospitals

The hospital system says it is still treating about 250 patients who have tested positive for the disease

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Governor exploring how to better protect Colorado nursing homes from coronavirus as resident deaths near 100

Gov. Jared Polis didn’t provide much in terms of specific steps, but he said the situation could have been much worse had he not acted sooner

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Coronavirus deaths in Colorado approach 300; confirmed cases jump to 7,300

The new deaths reported on Sunday include the first in Summit County

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Coronavirus-related deaths hit 274 in Colorado as confirmed cases near 7,000

A spike in deaths in Arapahoe County pushed the fatality increase. There were 37 deaths in the county as of Saturday up from 24 on Thursday.