Denver Nuggets star Michael Porter Jr. steps onto the court at Ball Arena Friday unvaccinated against the coronavirus.
Why it matters: The 23-year-old shooter is emerging as one of the NBA's most vocal skeptics of the COVID-19 vaccine — and among the most prominent in Colorado.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state continue to climb, with case counts here outpacing all but two states nationwide.
By the numbers: Colorado stands out as one of only 10 states that saw infections increase during the past two weeks, a New York Times analysis shows.
Why it matters: Published Friday in JAMA Health Forum, the research is the first to examine the effectiveness of 19 state-run lotteries, writes Axios' Ivana Saric, and it offers insight into how governments can better craft incentive-based policies.
A new poll released today finds the COVID-19 pandemic took a particularly hard toll on Latino families in Colorado.
By the numbers: 6 in 10 said they lost a job or saw their work hours cut, while nearly as many reported difficulty paying bills.
Mayor Michael Hancock may have his way after all.
What's happening: City employees who are vaccinated against COVID-19 or received an exemption could soon receive bonuses for complying with the Hancock administration's vaccine mandate.
Colorado topped 8,000 deaths linked to COVID-19, and hospitalizations are at their highest point this year as a fifth wave goes unabated.
By the numbers: Colorado stands out nationwide as one of only nine states experiencing increasing rates through Oct. 12.
COVID-19 hospitalizations are at their highest rate since January, and the state's case counts continue to grow.
By the numbers: Colorado is one of 10 states in the U.S. that saw infections increase during the past two weeks, a New York Times analysis shows.
Colorado's governor is embracing his role as the enforcer of COVID-19 vaccine mandates even as officials in his administration want to backtrack.
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