Chaffee County Public Health

Chaffee County Public Health confirmed the fourth and fifth cases of COVID-19 in Chaffee County Wednesday.

The fourth case, reported Wednesday morning, is a 72-year-old man who had traveled out of the country.

The fifth, reported Wednesday afternoon, is an 80-year-old female resident of Columbine Manor Care Center.

It was the second case reported at Columbine Manor.

Four of the five cases are under investigation by Chaffee County Public Health.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported as of 4 p.m. Tuesday the state had:

• 1,086 positive cases of COVID-19

• 147 cases hospitalized

• 36 counties affected

• 8,064 people tested

• 20 deaths

• Nine outbreaks at residential and non-hospital health care facilities.

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Tobie Thurman

Are those individuals who are preparing food for others wearing protective masks and taking precautionary measures?

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