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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced on Monday four more people have died, bringing the state’s total to 51. There are 2,627 total confirmed cases of the virus in Colorado. A total of 15,364 people have been tested.

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

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Here are the updates for March 29.


  • Colorado coronavirus map: Where are cases being reported?
  • School closures
  • Event cancellations
  • Do I have the coronavirus? Here’s what to do if you’re not sure.
  • How social distancing works and what it means for you
  • These Denver restaurants will offer delivery, takeout during coronavirus shutdown
  • FAQ about Colorado’s stay-at-home order

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What’s new today

  • Hobby Lobby remains open in defiance of Colorado’s stay-at-home order, highlighting uncertainty around mandate
  • Denver attorney Mike Farley, a low-income housing advocate, dies of coronavirus
  • With customers barred from auto showrooms, Stevinson dealerships cut 336 workers
  • Cory Gardner once opposed economic stimulus bills. Not anymore.
  • Ten Denver firefighters test positive for coronavirus
  • Inmate at Denver downtown jail tests positive for coronavirus
  • NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility
  • It’s “very likely” Colorado students will spend rest of school year learning remotely, Polis says
  • Mountains still attracting lots of people despite pleas from governor to stay close to home
  • “Synergy is my Netflix right now”: Nuggets president Tim Connelly diving into draft preparation
  • Woman allegedly spits on Arvada cop, tells him, “There’s some corona for you”
  • Graduating and looking for a job? Tell us your experience with job searching during the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Gov. Jared Polis says restaurant, bar closures have slowed coronavirus’ spread in Colorado
  • TSA screening officer at Denver airport tests positive for coronavirus
  • Colorado lawmakers’ return to the Capitol unclear amid pandemic
  • A high-altitude guide to high-stress baking
  • Coronavirus puts Karl Dorrell’s first spring football practices with CU Buffs in jeopardy
  • Denver family gives their grandpa hugs and kisses through the window of his memory care facility amid coronavirus pandemic
  • Where to go online for free home workouts, from cardio to yoga
  • Cory Gardner: We will get through the coronavirus pandemic together
  • Coronavirus fall forecast: “Awful” football, more injuries and fewer games
  • Pet adoption centers are closed, but animal lovers can still offer help
  • Trapped with an abuser: Colorado service providers prepare for wave of child abuse, domestic violence cases
  • Colorado’s unemployment rate is poised to double in less than three weeks. Here’s what you need to know.

Nation and world

  • Singer John Prine is in stable condition after being placed on a ventilator, his wife says
  • Macy’s to furlough majority of its 130,000 workers
  • Coronavirus hits rich and poor unequally in Latin America
  • Bellator MMA cools rage in the cage in wake of coronavirus
  • Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021
  • Amid coronavirus pandemic, how would overwhelmed hospitals decide who to treat first?
  • Trump uses wartime act, but GM says it’s already moving fast to build ventilators
  • Ask Amy: COVID-19 may reveal some basic blessings
  • In coronavirus times, have Americans found a shared experience?

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A person under 40 has not died from coronavirus in Colorado as Gov. Jared Polis said. Two people in their 40s have died from coronavirus, bringing the state’s death toll up to 51.

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