Coronavirus in Colorado, June 24: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

As hospitalizations in Colorado continue their slow decline, data shows that recent COVID-19 patients are doing better than patients diagnosed in the early months of the pandemic. The death rate has fallen from about 15% in March and April to about 10.5% in May.

Meanwhile, the MLB is working to reopen with a 60-game schedule as players return to practice on July 1. Three Rockies players have tested positive for coronavirus after workouts at Coors Field.

What’s new

  • Homeless camp grows around Denver middle school as COVID-19 cases increase
  • Charlie Blackmon, two other Rockies test positive for coronavirus following workouts at Coors Field
  • Baseball is back: MLB sets 60-game schedule, players agree to report to training starting July 1
  • Eagle County reports cluster of new COVID-19 cases among teens and young adults
  • Coronavirus hospitalizations continue slow decline in Colorado
  • Colorado’s COVID-19 patients fared better in May than at pandemic’s start, hospital data shows
  • Nuggets center Nikola Jokic tests positive for coronavirus, is still in Serbia, sources say

Resources

  • Denver’s free COVID-19 testing at Pepsi Center now open to anyone who may have been exposed
  • Colorado coronavirus data tracker: Where are cases being reported?
  • More symptoms, no slam-dunk drugs: What we now know — and still don’t know — about the coronavirus
  • Frequently asked questions about coronavirus in Colorado
  • Coronavirus timeline: An in-depth look at COVID-19 in Colorado
  • Colorado unemployment FAQ: How to apply, details about missing PINs and more
  • Do I have the coronavirus? Here’s what to do if you’re not sure.
  • Colorado coronavirus housing FAQ: Resources for renters and homeowners
  • How social distancing works and what it means for you

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