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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.
The fatalities represent about 57% of all the coronavirus fatalities in the state. Total confirmed and probable infections among nursing home and senior care center residents have passed 2,000.
The study tested workers at long-term care facilities multiple times. Now Gov. Jared Polis wants to scale it up.
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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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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
There have been five confirmed coronavirus-related deaths among residents at Juniper Village. Three more fatalities are presumed to be linked to the disease.
Coronavirus-related deaths among Colorado nursing home, senior-care center residents rise to at least 64
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is still not releasing the fatality data, citing jurisdiction and privacy issues
At least five nursing homes where residents have died from COVID-19 were cited by federal inspectors for infection-control violations dating to 2017