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Gov. Polis urges social distancing as positivity rate surpasses 6%
Gov. Jared Polis urged Coloradans to increase social distancing measures as COVID-19 transmission rates continues to climb, reaching a 6.2% three-day average positivity rate on Tuesday. The state's goal is to remain below 5%. The increase in community transmission has been an alarming trend for the last couple of weeks, the governor said. If the trend continues at its current trajectory, it could risk overwhelming hospital capacity.
Pueblo leaders call for action amidst sharp rise in COVID-19 cases
Pueblo County has seen over 200 positive coronavirus cases in the last seven days. Now, October has the highest number of cases for the entire year, and Pueblo is at risk of losing their variances, which would be another economic hit. Up to this point, Pueblo has had a relatively low amount of COVID-19 cases in the community. Unfortunately, over the last couple of weeks, numbers have taken a turn for the worse.
One last beautiful fall-like day before the cold and wind returns
Enjoy one last near-perfect fall day outside, the forecast is going to start getting chilly tomorrow afternoon! We'll see more sunshine today with highs in the 60s and 70s along with a stronger afternoon breeze.
Pikes Peak Community College hosting drive-by trick or treat event
Pikes Peak Community College is hosting a drive-by trick or treat event on Friday, Oct. 23, at the Centennial Campus A-Lot. Attendees will be able to pick up a free goodie bag full of candy! You must RSVP for a bag and you have until Friday to do so. Click the link above for more information.
Senate to work through weekend to confirm Barrett to Supreme Court by Monday
Wasting no time, the Senate is on track to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court by next Monday. Republicans are charging toward a rare weekend session to push past procedural steps and install President Donald Trump’s pick before Election Day.
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