Video: Gov. Polis’ Aug. 21 Update On Colorado’s Coronavirus Pandemic Response

August 21, 2020

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis provided an update on the state's efforts to deal with the coronavirus pandemic on Friday at noon from the carriage house of the Governor's Residence at Boettcher Mansion.

At the press conference, Polis announced that last call for alcohol at bars and restaurants will move to 11 p.m. starting Saturday.

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This week, the Colorado Department of Health and Environment released data that show Black and Hispanic Coloradans are hospitalized with COVID-19 at significantly higher rates. At one point in May, more than half the patients in hospitals were Hispanic.

Also this week, CDPHE released information on 20 new outbreaks of coronavirus infections.

Note: The governor's briefings do not always start on time.