Two Positive Cases of Coronavirus in Colorado

Colorado now has two cases of Coronavirus. Governor Polis says an out-of-state man visiting Summit County has tested as a presumptive positive for the virus. He had traveled to Italy and a companion of his also developed Coronavirus. The patient traveled to DIA at a time when he was not believed to be contagious and rented a car to travel to the mountains. He stayed at a condo with his fiance and two Colorado friends and had planed recreational activities. He is now in isolation in Jefferson County where he is undergoing treatment and isolation.

During press conference to talk about the first case. Governor Polis said he had just learned of a second case. Details on that case are expected soon.

State tests show the two patients as "presumptive positives" That means samples have yet to be confirmed by the Centers for Diseased Control. Governor Polis says the state will treat all people who test as presumptive positive as confirmed cases cases of Coronavirus. The Governor says the quicker tests can be done the faster people can be isolated to prevent the spread of the virus.

Governor Polis

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