Coronavirus In Colorado
Editor’s note: The state is adapting its COVID-19 dashboard and changing some of its metrics — and CPR News is changing its, as well. We’ve updated our COVID-19 page to reflect the metrics that we’ll be watching closely to understand what the virus is doing in Colorado — particularly hospitalizations and wastewater monitoring. We know a lot of our readers have come to rely on COVID stats, and the change is an attempt to keep providing you with information that is accurate and useful.
- Substantial decreases in COVID-19 and influenza cases guided the decision.
- The COVID-19 public health emergency declarations ends in May.
- A first-of-its-kind report investigates the statewide toll of the 650,000 people in Colorado who could be COVID-19 “long-haulers.”
- “I think they've been forgotten. And it breaks my heart. I feel like we've all moved on.”
- To lure event planners to spend their money here, Colorado is offering a cash rebate that covers up to 10 percent of eligible hard costs for events that attract large groups.
- The 20 remaining sites, which are scattered across Colorado, will cease operations on Jan. 15.
- There is a lot of uncertainty in predicting the trajectory of respiratory viruses, but the drop in RSV cases and the fewer people hospitalized with COVID are reasons to be optimistic.
- Colorado researchers are zeroing in on one part of the puzzle: the brain.