COVID surge over coming weeks could strain Colorado’s healthcare system if too many workers get sick, officials warn | app


DENVER — Colorado should expect COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations to continue to rise for a few weeks, and while state officials don’t expect anything close to the outbreak last winter, hospital capacity could become an issue if a large number of healthcare workers are sick.

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