Gov. Polis, state leaders give Friday update on coronavirus and economic response


WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Gov. Jared Polis held a press conference Friday to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic, and specifically address the recent outbreaks at Colorado colleges and universities.

Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera and Betsy Markey, Executive Director at the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, spoke about Colorado’s efforts to help businesses through the pandemic.

Primavera said the Colorado COVID Relief Fund has distributed more than $19 million to Colorado nonprofits.

State Senator Faith Winter and Rep. Shannon Bird also joined Polis for the update.

Polis gave the update from Front Range Community College in Westminster, which he visited as part of a tour of businesses and organizations in the Denver and Boulder metro areas.

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