Coronavirus in Colorado, March 29: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19 – The Denver Post

President Donald Trump on Sunday extended the national social distancing guidelines to April 30. The initial period was set to end on Monday.

Colorado health officials announced on Sunday three more people have died, bringing the state’s total to 48. There are 246 new positive cases, which now totals 2,307.

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  • FAQ about Colorado’s stay-at-home order

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The numbers

What’s new today

  • Colorado confirms 48 total deaths, 326 hospitalizations as cases total more than 2,300
  • CU Buffs’ coaches, players keeping lines of communication open
  • Fake police in Greeley direct driver into roadblock, question her about coronavirus stay-at-home order
  • Coronavirus reaches two Southern Ute Indian Tribe staff members in Colorado
  • Selma Online offers free civil rights lessons amid virus
  • Denver Trader Joe’s employee tests positive for coronavirus; store closed for cleaning
  • Coronavirus prompts CDOT to suspend bus service between cities across Colorado
  • Coronavirus teddy bear hunts make social distancing fun — yes, fun — for Front Range families
  • Rent is almost due, and many Coloradans don’t have the money. Some are prepared to strike.
  • How do a first-grade teacher, educator to the deaf and photography instructor make remote learning work?
  • Meet Ross Palmer, a 64-year-old nurse on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic in Boulder County
  • Not Colorado’s first pandemic: What we can learn from the Spanish flu
  • Lessons from Spain: Nuggets coach Jordi Fernandez fears coronavirus on two continents

Nation and world

  • Country singer Joe Diffie dies of coronavirus complications
  • Counties without coronavirus are mostly rural, poor
  • Tokyo Olympics: Signs suggest summer dates for 2021 Olympics
  • Trump adds 30 days to social distancing guidelines as coronavirus spreads
  • As coronavirus surveillance escalates, personal privacy plummets
  • Dr. Fauci says coronavirus deaths in U.S. could top 100,000
  • Relief package billions can’t buy hospitals out of shortages

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