Coronavirus news and updates from Colorado Springs, the Pikes Peak region, and other locations in Colorado and the United States
– Philip DiStefano, the cThe Chancellor of the University of Colorado Boulder campus has tested positive for COVID-19 and has mild symptoms, the university announced on Tuesday. Read more here.
– C.Olorado school districts have access to more than 1 million rapid COVID-19 tests per month to better track the coronavirus as the pandemic enters a new year, Governor Jared Polis said on Wednesday. Read more here.
– Coronavirus Immunization has not yet had a significant health impact in ColoradoSaid Governor Jared Polis on Wednesday. Read more here.
– – Coronavirus is on the rise again in Colorado’s Front Range, when toilets are treacherousThis may signal an increase after the vacation in certain cases. Read more here.
– After closing for weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, Some Colorado Springs movie theaters will reopen in this week. Read more here.
– El Paso, Pueblo, and Denver Metro counties were among the 33 Colorado counties that switched from red to orange on the state’s COVID-19 dial on Monday – a change that Enables dining indoors again in restaurants and increases the capacity of the fitness roomalbeit limited. Read more here.
– A judge issued an order Monday morning setting out the steps required for the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office to protect inmates and prison staff from the coronavirusThis includes making masks mandatory within the facility as a first step in a class action lawsuit filed by the Colorado ACLU. Read more here.
– A Colorado Springs Salon, hit hard by the pandemic, keep paying it forward. Read more here.
– Former CNN talk show host Larry King was admitted to the hospital The news channel reported on Saturday with COVID-19 for more than a week. Read more here.
– The French police found five people investigating one on Saturday Underground New Years Eve rave party attended by at least 2,500 people in western France despite curfew for corona viruses and other restrictions. Read more here.
– – One day after the announcement by Colorado Governor Jared Polis Restrictions on places like restaurants and gyms will be eased across much of the state starting next week. Some local health officials said they were concerned about the move. Read more here.
– Coloradans 70 years and older are now part of Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution planJoining medium risk health care workers, first responders and key frontline workers. This is how the vaccination process works. Read more here.
– Governor Jared Polis wanted Avoid conflicting regulations When he moved to ease COVID-19 restrictions in 33 counties, he told Colorado Politics in an interview. Read more here.
– Sue Ok Dailey is not a nurse or a doctor, but she has been wearing a face mask, face shield, hair net and a blue dress every day for a week walks through the doors of a nursing home in Colorado Springswhere the coronavirus has taken more than 20 lives. Read more here.
– In Colorado Springs and around the world Coronavirus dominated the headlines in 2020. Read more here.
– The Colorado Restaurant Association sent a letter to Governor Jared Polis on Wednesday evening after an updated vaccine prioritization list was released earlier that day showing this Restaurant workers, who make up 10% of the Colorado workforce, nowhere appear on this list. Read more here.
– Governor Jared Polis announced on Wednesday that he plans to ease COVID restrictions in all “red” counties, including the Pikes Peak region, starting Monday. The change would Enable indoor dining in restaurants and increase capacity in gyms. Read more here.
– The first confirmed case of a new, highly transmittable variant of COVID-19 was discovered in a member of the Colorado National Guard Officials announced on Wednesday that they were stationed in a nursing home in Simla. A second member of the National Guard is suspected of also having the variant. Read more here.
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