Coronavirus in Colorado, June 7: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

The nation is in its second week of protests over the police killing of George Floyd while a pandemic is still going on. In Colorado, testing has ramped up while case numbers and deaths trend downward. On Saturday, the latest number of deaths caused by the coronavirus held steady at 1,274 with 27,848 total cases statewide.

It generally takes two to three weeks for virus spread to start showing up in the data, meaning the effect of the protests won’t be known for several more weeks.

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What’s new

  • Coronavirus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college
  • Opponents of Colorado vaccine bill plan rally ahead of House hearing on Sunday
  • More Colorado hotels to lay off hundreds of already furloughed workers
  • COVID-19 rules threaten parents’ bonds with their kids in foster care
  • World reaches 400,000 virus deaths as pope urges caution
  • Left out: More workers now losing hope of getting back jobs after coronavirus shutdowns


  • Denver’s free COVID-19 testing at Pepsi Center now open to anyone who may have been exposed
  • These Colorado grocery stores, retail outlets and restaurants have coronavirus outbreaks
  • More symptoms, no slam-dunk drugs: What we now know — and still don’t know — about the coronavirus
  • 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

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