Coronavirus in Colorado – Newest Updates, Dec 20 | Colorado Springs Information

Coronavirus news and updates from Colorado Springs, the Pikes Peak region, and other locations in Colorado and the United States

– In 2020 events were canceled, gatherings restricted and holiday traditions destroyed. Concerts, festivals, celebrations – the COVID-19 pandemic has wiped them all out. And the companies that support them may not be far behind. Read more here.

– The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment estimated Friday Around 280,000 Colorado residents will lose unemployment benefits December 26th when two federal programs expire. Read more here.

– Six members of Governor Jared Polis’ evacuation team asked the governor to do so extend its moratorium and prevent landlords from removing tenants from their homesDays before his and one federal regulation expire. Read more here.

– The Colorado National Guard says it maintained its 2020 readiness while in the midst of the greatest and longest activation in the history of the state. Read more here.

– – Enrollment in Colorado’s public schools According to a forecast that economists on the Legislative Council presented to the Joint Committee on Budgets on Friday, it has declined by a total of 2.6%, or around 22,280 students. The largest declines were in communities in Colorado’s central mountain region at around 4.6%. Colorado Springs had the smallest drop. Whole story here.

– Together with other states, Colorado will get fewer doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, which Governor Jared Polis blamed for the federal government’s inability to ship available supplies. The state had expected to receive 67,860 doses next week, but it now expects only 39,780 doses, Polis said at a press conference on Friday. Whole story here.

– The state adult prison and probation system that faced a critical capacity problem just 10 months ago, has seen a dramatic decline in 2020 after a Friday report to the Joint Committee on Budgets. Read more here.

– – When a passenger sitting in front of a bus coughsIf they sneeze or exhale heavily, the emitted particles can get into the air as far as the back row of the bus. And that’s where the particles collect. Read more here.

– The Colorado Public Interest Research Group gave The state receives an “A” rating on the coronavirus test scorecard of the advocacy organization, Published Thursday morning. Whole story here.

– The Colorado Springs Downtown Development Authority offers one New round of low interest loans to support street-level businesses in the city center survive the winter months. Read more here.

– It’s a rush and wait on Capitol Hill as Congressional negotiators on a must-pass, almost Fought $ 1 trillion COVID-19 economic aid package through a handful of remaining hooks on Thursday. The delays mean a weekend meeting now seems practically safe, along with an emergency expense bill to prevent a partial government shutdown on Friday at midnight. More here.

– – Colorado set a record for outbreaks in nursing homes and assisted living facilities on Wednesday surpassed the grim numbers of recent weeks. The good news: Nursing home residents and workers will receive a coronavirus vaccine in two weeks. Read more here.

– – A nationwide certification program that would do this allow some companies to work with higher capacity limits If the COVID-19 dial allows, applications will be accepted from Friday. Read more here.

– Colorado has reached and exceeded yet another terrifying COVID-19 milestone 4,000 coronavirus deaths On Wednesday. Read more here.

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