LIVE: Gov. Polis gives COVID-19 briefing at 2 p.m. Sept. 11

By: - September 11, 2020 1:33 pm

(Governor Jared Polis Facebook)

Gov. Jared Polis is scheduled to give a live update at 2 p.m. Sept. 11 on Colorado’s COVID-19 response. The news briefing will be conducted at Morgan Community College in Fort Morgan.

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

Polis is touring the northeast Colorado towns of Sterling, Yuma and Fort Morgan on Sept. 11, visiting organizations supported by the state’s COVID-19 Relief Fund and meeting with members of the agriculture community, local businesses and elected officials, according to a statement from the governor’s office.

At the briefing, Polis will be joined by three executive directors from his administration: Rick Garcia of the Department of Local Affairs, Betsy Markey of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, and Angie Paccione of the Colorado Department of Higher Education.

Through Sept. 9, Colorado had 60,185 cases of COVID-19 and 1,889 deaths due to the disease, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The three-day moving average of daily new cases in the state is 200, down from 292 a week ago.

At his last briefing Sept. 8, Polis announced that the Denver Broncos plan to allow a limited number of people to attend football games in person, starting with 5,700 people at a Sept. 27 home game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Watch the governor’s briefing here:

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Faith Miller
Faith Miller

Faith Miller was a reporter with Colorado Newsline covering the Colorado Legislature, immigration and other stories.