Coronavirus In CO-April 20 Updates

April 20, 2020
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Protesters stand on the front lawn of the State Capitol during a protest against the stay-at-home order issued by Colorado Governor Jared Polis to stem the spread of the new coronavirus Sunday, April 19, 2020, in Denver.

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Update- 4:10 p.m.

---Latest Information From The State---

There are 10,106 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

1,880 people have been hospitalized and 449 people have died thus far due to the novel coronavirus in Colorado. More than 47,000 people have been tested, though the number may not include all negative results.

There are 113 outbreaks reported at residential and non-hospital healthcare facilities.

This data is complete through Sun., April 19.

In Southern and Southeastern Colorado counties, known cases of COVID-19 are as follows:

  • El Paso – 734
  • Douglas – 381
  • Pueblo – 92* 
  • Chaffee – 57*
  • Elbert – 24
  • Teller – 24 
  • Kit Carson – 18
  • Baca – 10
  • Fremont – 11
  • Alamosa – 9
  • Otero – 7
  • Costilla – 3
  • Las Animas – 3
  • Lincoln – 3
  • Custer – 2
  • Crowley – 2
  • Huerfano – 1
  • Prowers – 1
  • Kiowa – 0

*Pueblo County is reporting 92 cases, all of which are not yet reflected in state data. Chaffee County has reported 57 cases total, all of which are not yet reflected in state data.

Additionally, Colfax County in Northern New Mexico is reporting five known cases of COVID-19.

---Protesters Of Stay-At-Home Order Circle The State Capitol---

Thousands of people staged a peaceful protest Sunday outside Colorado's Capitol against the state's stay-at-home order and its business closures. 

The governor's orders have been in place since March 26 as a means to help fight the spread of the coronavirus. 

Denver's protesters joined others in the West, including Utah, Idaho and Washington state, who have staged rallies demanding immediate action to reopen states for business. 

Horn-honking motorists circled the Capitol building in Denver as pedestrians, some not wearing masks, congregated on the west lawn. They waved American flags and held hand-crafted signs. (Associated Press)

---Latest Data On COVID-19 In Colorado---

There are 9730 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

1,813 people have been hospitalized and 423 people have died thus far due to the novel coronavirus in Colorado. More than 46,000 people have been tested, though the number may not include all negative results.

There are 111 outbreaks reported at residential and non-hospital healthcare facilities.

This data is complete through Sat., April 18.

In Southern and Southeastern Colorado counties, known cases of COVID-19 are as follows:

  • El Paso – 731
  • Douglas – 368
  • Pueblo – 88* 
  • Chaffee – 57*
  • Elbert – 23
  • Teller – 24 
  • Kit Carson – 18
  • Baca – 10
  • Fremont – 10
  • Alamosa – 7
  • Otero – 6
  • Costilla – 3
  • Las Animas – 3
  • Lincoln – 3
  • Custer – 2
  • Crowley – 2
  • Huerfano – 1
  • Prowers – 1
  • Kiowa – 0

*Pueblo County is reporting 88 cases, all of which are not yet reflected in state data. Chaffee County has reported 57 cases total, all of which are not yet reflected in state data.