Governor Jared Polis announces that he is seeking CDPHE approval to move all red-light provinces to Level Orange on January 4th.


Colo. (KRDO) – Governor Jared Polis issued a statement Wednesday night saying he is asking the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to move all provinces on Level Red on the turn button to Level Orange. If approved, it will take effect on Monday, January 4, 2021.

Government Police said after reviewing the data, he saw that Colorado has been steadily deteriorating for 13 days and that only 73% of ICU beds across the country are used.

He thanks Coloradans for trying and protecting themselves and others. The governor encourages people to continue the security mentality through the new year, to help prevent another blockade.

This change only applies to provinces currently in Red, which include the province of El Paso and Pueblo.

Read the full statement below:

During this pandemic we had to draw a difficult line between the public health crisis and the economic crisis ….

Posted by Governor Jared Polis on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

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