In response to nationwide protests against racism and police brutality, Colorado lawmakers succeeded in passing a bill to improve accountability in law enforcement and give victims of unconstitutional treatment more power to seek legal recourse.
Faith Miller is a Colorado Springs native and a 2018 graduate of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. Miller’s past experience includes a multiplatform editing internship at the Los Angeles Times.
Through May 26, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment was reporting 24,565 cases of COVID-19, the respiratory disease tied to the coronavirus.
Starting May 15, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment began reporting COVID-19 deaths in two ways: the number of people who died with COVID-19, and the number of people whose deaths were attributed to COVID-19 on a death certificate.
At a news conference May 6, Gov. Jared Polis noted that it had been two months since the first case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, was diagnosed in Colorado.
The COVID-19 pandemic means we’re all battling an unseen enemy. We’re scrubbing hands, bleaching counters and fastening on masks before leaving the house, all in an effort to thwart the novel coronavirus. Yet many people are fighting a familiar, but suddenly less-visible and arguably more sinister, foe: domestic violence.
As of 4 p.m. April 29, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment was reporting 14,758 cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Statewide, there have been 2,621 hospitalizations and 766 deaths. (That data is current through April 28.)