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LIVE: Gov. Polis gives briefing on COVID-19 at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 20

By: - October 20, 2020 12:36 pm

(Governor Jared Polis Facebook)

Gov. Jared Polis is scheduled to give a live update at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 20 on Colorado’s COVID-19 response. The news briefing will be conducted from the Governor’s Mansion in Denver.

Scroll down for a livestream of the COVID-19 briefing, or watch on the governor’s Facebook page.

During the briefing, Polis will be joined by Jill Ryan, executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment; Dr. Rachel Herlihy, state epidemiologist; and Kate Greenberg, commissioner of agriculture.

Through Oct. 18, Colorado had 86,374 cases of COVID-19 and 2,051 deaths due to the disease, according to data from CDPHE.

The weekly average of daily reported new cases was 960 for the week ending Oct. 18 — up from the previous week, when the average was 791 new cases per day.

At the governor’s last briefing Oct. 19, he announced the state’s plan for distributing a COVID-19 vaccine once it becomes available.

Watch the governor’s briefing here:

https://www.facebook.com/jaredpolis/videos/966695797187264

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Faith Miller
Faith Miller

Reporter Faith Miller covers the Colorado Legislature, immigration and other stories for Colorado Newsline.

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