There are now 11,188,766 coronavirus cases in the U.S. and 247,101 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The latest COVID-19 numbers in Colorado (Updated on Nov. 16):
- 163,417 cases, including 27,719 in Denver County
- 1,444,324 people tested
- 2,546 deaths among cases, including 474 in Denver County
- 1.56% fatality rate in the state
- At least 735 active outbreaks
The latest local COVID-19 news:
- Denver is expected to pass a resolution that will funnel additional $750,000 in federal COVID-19 relief into the city’s Nonprofit Emergency Relief Fund.
- Governors and mayors across the U.S. are increasing COVID-19 restrictions ahead of Thanksgiving, fearing that holiday travel and family gatherings will worsen the record-breaking resurgence of the virus.
- Polis and state health officials urge employees to work from home as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations spike.
- As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, Polis orders the State Emergency Operations Center to return to Level 1 status.
- El Paso County jail staff and inmates cite lack of masks in COVID-19 outbreak that became one of the largest in the state.
- Another 6,439 Coloradans were diagnosed with COVID-19, nearly double Monday's daily total. Polis warns residents who ignore the virus that they're playing Russian roulette.
- Most of Colorado’s 30 largest school districts are planning to offer in-person learning for the rest of the year, but the situation is changing rapidly.
- Colorado’s unemployment rates are rising, with the number of initial pandemic unemployment claims higher than it has been since June.
- Colorado restaurant owners that defied 'safer-at-home' order on Mother's Day close second location.
- Gap Fund offers boost to businesses trying to hold on in pandemic, awarding money to 547 struggling Colorado businesses.
- Pueblo extends citywide curfew over COVID-19 spike, moving the expiration date from Nov. 13 to Nov. 27.
- Colorado sees largest single-day rise in COVID-19 diagnoses since pandemic began.
- A baby was born with COVID-19 in Colorado, now receiving treatment at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver.
- For ‘long haulers,’ coronavirus is a long-term struggle.
- Jail time and $5,000 fines are possible consequences for breaking coronavirus-related lodging rules in Colorado ski towns.