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Update: 8:45 p.m.
El Paso County health officials say six cases positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified at Laurel Manor Care. The Colorado Springs facility is a senior living community run by Volunteers of America, though it is unclear if those cases are residents or not.
In a release, El Paso County Public Health Director Susan Wheeler, said they became aware of the cases in late afternoon and "took immediate action… to assess the situation and respond appropriately."
Update - 4:35 p.m.
There are currently 277 positive cases of the new coronavirus in Colorado. Data released from the Colorado Department of Public Health (CDPHE) shows 61 new cases — the largest day-over-day increase so far.
The state is reporting 15 cases in El Paso County and 14 in Douglas County. KRCC has confirmed that there are two confirmed cases in Pueblo, although data from CDPHE only shows one.
The highest rates of infection per 100,000 people are in Eagle, Gunnison and Pitkin counties, respectively.
Update - 12:41 p.m.
A second person in El Paso County has died from the new coronavirus. The public health department identified the death as a man in his 60s who reportedly had contact with the county's first fatality.
His passing marks the state's third death from the virus.