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One Colorado restaurant is making national headlines this week after openly defying the state’s public health order to open for dine-in service on Sunday. The Tri-County Health Department then ordered the Castle Rock restaurant to close on Monday. Gov. Jared Polis said C&C Coffee and Kitchen will have its license suspended for at least 30 days for not complying with state’s rules.
Colorado is approaching nearly 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths. As of Monday, 392 ventilators were in use with 684 available statewide.
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Here are the updates from May 11.
- Some Denver retailers that reopened over the weekend saw only light traffic
- Colorado budget facing massive cuts — and next year likely to be worse
- Castle Rock restaurant that defied public health order shuttered Tuesday
- Coronavirus blasts $3.3 billion hole in Colorado budget
- A Longmont craft store created a volunteer army to sew 15,000 masks — and give them all away
- Cubicle comeback? Pandemic will reshape office life for good
- More symptoms, no slam-dunk drugs: What we now know — and still don’t know — about the coronavirus
- These Colorado cities and counties require masks be worn in public places
- These Colorado counties have extended their stay-at-home orders
- Frequently asked questions about coronavirus in Colorado
- Coronavirus timeline: An in-depth look at COVID-19 in Colorado
- Colorado coronavirus map: Where are cases being reported?
- 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
- Inside Colorado’s growing anti-shutdown movement
Almost exactly two months after an El Paso County woman in her 80s became Colorado’s first victim of the novel coronavirus, the state now has topped 1,000 deaths in connection with the pandemic.
Cannabis industry advocates applauded House Democrats on Tuesday after a new $3 trillion federal stimulus bill included provisions to allow marijuana businesses access to banking.
According to historians, pandemics typically have two types of endings: the medical, which occurs when the incidence and death rates plummet, and the social, when the epidemic of fear about the disease wanes.
A Castle Rock restaurant that was ordered to shut down after it defied a statewide public health order by offering dine-in service on Mother’s Day was shuttered Tuesday, despite a steady stream of would-be customers who’d hoped to have a meal there as a show of support.