Colorado Reports First COVID-19 Death, Woman in 80s

(Bloomberg) -- Colorado today reported its first COVID-19 death, a woman in her 80s with “underlying health conditions,” state officials announced.

The death occurred in El Paso County, which includes Colorado Springs.

“While we were expecting this day, it doesn’t make it any less difficult to hear and share this news,” Governor Jared Polis said in a statement.

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