Coronavirus in Colorado, May 9: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

Today is the day that stay-at-home orders in the Denver metro area ease and the statewide safer-at-home order is adopted. That means some businesses are reopening and business owners are being forced to weigh economic realities with health concerns. Read more from Sam Tabachnik and Joe Rubino…

Yesterday, public health officials said that Colorado is up to at least 960 coronavirus-related deaths and outbreaks at senior living centers continue to rise. Read more…

Throughout the day, we will share the latest coverage from Denver Post journalists on the coronavirus outbreak on this page. Also, bear in mind The Denver Post relies on support from its readers to provide this in-depth coverage of the coronavirus outbreak, so please consider buying a subscription if you haven’t already.

Here are the updates from May 8.

What’s new

  • Denver businesses caught between economic realities and health concerns as they weigh reopening
  • Help, protection sought for Colorado’s immigrants amid pandemic
  • Why Colorado school districts are serving fewer meals during coronavirus closures

Resources

  • 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

The numbers

 

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