How Colorado Caught COVID: The Third Wave — Part 1

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Chris Neal, For CPR News
Lillian “Lee” Gonzales holds one of her late husband’s four accordions on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at her home in Durango. Gonzales’ husband, Leocario J Gonzales, pictured left, passed away while staying at the Four Corners Health Care Center.

A CPR investigation has found that about 1,000 seniors died last fall, as the state lost control of the COVID-19 virus. Colorado's losses in nursing homes were among the worst in the nation. And yet, the state did not act early enough to slow the spread of the virus inside nursing homes.