During a press conference at the governor’s office Tuesday morning, Gov. Polis announced three more cases of COVID-19 in Arapahoe, Eagle and Gunnison counties and declared a state of emergency for Colorado.
Health officials have confirmed the first case of the covid-19 virus in Gunnison County. The patient is a female in her 40s who had both a recent history of travel and symptoms consistent with COVID-19. The patient is currently under isolation in her home in Gunnison. Officials are investigating others with whom she may have had contact. The state health department confirmed the case Tuesday morning and announced the news in a press conference held by Governor Jared Polis in which he declared a state of emergency in Colorado.
The thousands of Colorado Democrats who caucused Saturday chose former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff as their top choice to take on Republican Sen. Cory Gardner in the race for US Senate.
Colorado has its first two “presumptive positive” cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the latest coronavirus. State health officials on Thursday confirmed an out-of-state visitor to Summit County has tested positive.
With almost half of precincts reporting, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was declared the winner of Colorado’s Democratic presidential primary.