COVID-19 cases statewide surpass 4,500


DENVER — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) reporting that Colorado now has more than 4,500 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

CDPHE also reporting 875 hospitalizations, 126 deaths and 23,900 people have been tested total.

The COVID-19 has reached 54 counties.

El Paso County reporting 406 cases and Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment reporting 43 confirmed cases.

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Governor Jared Polis encourages residents in communities with municipal elections scheduled on April 7, to participate in the elections.

In an effort to preserve the right to vote in a free and fair election, the Governor has issued guidance to ensure people can vote safely.

The guidance includes: encouraging absentee methods of voting, where possible; follow social distance guidelines; encourage early voting and voting during off-peak hours; drive-up voting or ballot drop off; consulting guidance provided by the Colorado Municipal League and local health agencies on how to safely conduct elections. Read the full guidance here.

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