Corona Virus Update: March 23rd
Colorado coronavirus latest: March 23
WHAT TO KNOW RIGHT NOW
- 591 cases in Colorado, 58 hospitalized and 7 deaths. Get the latest from CDPHE.
- Gov. Polis ordered all non-critical places of employment to reduce in-person workforce by at least 50%.
- 6 residents of an El Paso County senior living facility have tested positive for COVID-19.
- Colorado launched the Help Colorado Now effort where Coloradans can donate or volunteer, as well as the Colorado COVID Relief Fund, which has already raised nearly $3 million to help Coloradans impacted by the coronavirus.
Monday, March 23
Unemployment claims continue to rise
In the last week alone, 26,000 people filed unemployment claims in Colorado, the Dept. of Labor said on Sunday.