Colorado’s health department changed the way it publicly reports coronavirus deaths Friday, introducing a second category of fatalities after its methods came under scrutiny — including by a state representative who’s calling for the agency’s chief to be investigated. Reporters Jessica Seaman and Alex Burness have the details.
In Colorado’s latest coronavirus update, the statewide death toll rose to 1,150.
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Here are the updates from May 15.
- Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House
- A Colorado nursing home devastated by coronavirus ordered PPE that never arrived. FEMA got blamed, and things got messy.
- In first week of Denver’s mask order, police responded to 50 disputes over compliance — but issued no tickets
- Manning, Elway, Broncos and Rockies donate more than $16 million to Colorado COVID-relief
- More symptoms, no slam-dunk drugs: What we now know — and still don’t know — about the coronavirus
- These Colorado cities and counties require masks be worn in public places
- These Colorado counties have extended their stay-at-home orders
- Frequently asked questions about coronavirus in Colorado
- Coronavirus timeline: An in-depth look at COVID-19 in Colorado
- Colorado coronavirus map: Where are cases being reported?
- Colorado unemployment FAQ: How to apply, details about missing PINs and more
- Do I have the coronavirus? Here’s what to do if you’re not sure.
- Colorado coronavirus housing FAQ: Resources for renters and homeowners
- How social distancing works and what it means for you
- Inside Colorado’s growing anti-shutdown movement