Coronavirus in Colorado: What to know Wednesday morning, April 1


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — There are now 2,966 confirmed cases of COVID-189 in Colorado. Sixty-nine people have died, and 509 have been hospitalized. So far, 16,849 people have been tested.

Tuesday night, FOX21 hosted a panel with local leaders about the continuing impact of the coronavirus on southern Colorado. Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers answered your city questions, Dr. Leon Kelly and Dr. Robin Johnson answered your health-related questions, and UCCS Psychology Professor Dr. Charles Benight answered your mental health questions. Watch the full discussion here.

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