Coronavirus in Colorado: Latest COVID-19 updates from April 29, 2020


Of the 67,094 people who have been tested for the novel coronavirus in Colorado, about 14,300 tested positive, according to data released Tuesday afternoon by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Of those, about 2,500 people have been hospitalized.

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Click here for the latest update on the number of cases, the age, gender and location of presumptive positive, indeterminate and confirmed cases from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Below, we’re updating this blog with the latest information regarding COVID-19 in Colorado.

Latest updates:

Wednesday, April 29

9:20 a.m. | Gov. Polis update scheduled for 1:30 p.m.

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is expected to provide an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and on testing in an announcement scheduled for 1:30 p.m. We will carry the news conference live.

9:11 a.m. | Cherry Creek Arts Festival scheduled

CherryArts has canceled its 2020 Cherry Creek Arts Festival scheduled for July 3, 4 and 5.

7:40 a.m. | CPW says state park campgrounds and facilities will remain closed through May 4

Colorado Parks and Wildlife said the state park campgrounds and facilities will remain closed through May 4, and possibly beyond.

According to CPW, anybody with a reservation before and through May 4 will get a full refund. If your reservation starts before May 4 and extends beyond it, the reservation has been changed to start May 5. Click here for more information.

5 a.m. | Happening today: Colorado state legislators to preview plans for COVID-19 consumer protection agenda

At 1 p.m. today, the Colorado Consumer Protection Coalition will host a virtual press conference to preview plans for a COVID-19 consumer protection agenda once the legislature reopens on May 18. During this time, legislators will discuss upcoming bills aimed at protecting workers and families. Sen. Brittany Petterson, Rep. Mike Weissman, Leanne Wheeler (veteran and community advocate), Rosemary Lytle (president of the NAACP Colorado-Wyoming-Montana State Conference) and a New Era Colorado representative will all be present. To register to watch this press conference, click here.

Click here for the live blog from Tuesday, April 28, 2020.