Coronavirus in Colorado: What to know Monday morning, April 6


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The latest data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment shows our state now has almost 5,000 positive COVID-19 cases.

The state has confirmed 140 deaths from the virus, and 924 people are hospitalized. So far, nearly 26,000 tests have been conducted in Colorado.

El Paso County Public Health reports 435 confirmed cases and 25 deaths. That’s more deaths than any other county in the state.

In Pueblo County, 413 tests have been administered so far. The total number of cases reported is now 44. Two people have died.

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis will address the state live from the governor’s mansion Monday at 6:30 p.m. Watch the address live on FOX21 News and at

More information on Monday morning’s top coronavirus stories:

>> COVID-19 cases in Colorado near 5,000

>> Colorado Springs testing site expands; offers free COVID-19 tests for people over 65

>> Gov. Polis asks Coloradans to wear face coverings when doing essential activities outside home

>> Trump says ‘toughest’ weeks ahead as coronavirus spreads

>> State medical staffer is COVID-19 positive

>> Ask an Expert: How long does COVID-19 live on surfaces?

>> Donors needed for possible COVID-19 treatment

>> Peyton Manning answers call for blood donation in Aurora

>> 1,000 military personnel to be sent to New York

>> Free local tutoring for high school students

>> More coverage of coronavirus in Colorado

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