This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. On Thursday, March 5, 2020, Tennessee's Department of Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey confirmed the state's first case of the new coronavirus. (NIAID-RML via AP)

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.

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