WATCH: Gov. Polis Provides Update On COVID In Colorado

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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis makes a point during a news conference at the Governor’s Mansion, Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, in Denver. The state plans to begin to administer the virus vaccine to people who are 65 years of age and up as well as to educators in the next round of vaccinations set to start on Feb. 8.

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis provided an update on the state's efforts as it deals with the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday, August 12 at 10:15 a.m. You can watch the video of the update below.

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