President Trump, White House discussed on Colorado's Morning News with April Zesbaugh and Marty Lenz

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Other news federal recommendations for face masks are coming soon that's what the president told reporters at a White House coronavirus briefing I don't think they'll be mandatory because some people don't want to do that but if people wanted as an example in the mass of people wanted to wear them they can he mentioned healthy people are allowed to wear the masks and even brought up scarves as an idea but task force member Dr Deborah Burke's warned Americans not to get a false sense of security if they wear a mask right now there are nearly a quarter million cases in the U. S. with over six thousand deaths Americans could see coronavirus relief payments from the government starting in two weeks as the government starts cutting checks the IRS worries about scams criminals take every opportunity to perpetrate a fraud on unsuspecting victims especially a group of people that are vulnerable or in a state of need and since player in the state of need due to corona virus John to four with the IRS criminal investigation said there are ample targets scammers will try to get them to sign over their check or impersonate the IRS to steal personal information if you get such a call hang up it's not how the IRS operates Aron Kader ski A. B. C. news New York meantime three hundred fifty billion dollars an SBA loan start happening today we'll have more money news with Pat about ten minutes the number of coronavirus deaths in Colorado near one hundred ninety seven people have died from corona virus in Colorado or the thirty seven how under to have tested positive at a close to twenty thousand people who've been tested seven hundred and ten people have had to be hospitalized and outbreaks have been reported in twenty one senior and non hospital care centers the virus has now spread to fifty one of Colorado's sixty four counties jury bell K. O. A. news radio now all the numbers grow health officials fear they may not be accurate incident commander Scott Bookman says in reality that figure is a lot higher we are following the trend lines however and everything is proportional directional and that tells us where spread it's going even though we all understand that there are probably four to ten times more people in our community who have got the nineteen that tested positive for health officials say the lack of testing is to blame for the lower numbers well with that lack of testing comes a shift in the focus on first responders as Colorado mourns the first public Kobe nineteen related death of a law enforcement officer Denver will soon start testing its police and fire crews sadly the el Paso county sheriff announced that deputy Jack Hopkins died from this awful virus leaving questions as to if Hopkins death will be considered line of duty meantime Denver public safety bought two thousand seven hundred fifty rapid testing kits for police deputies and firefighters that testing starts on Monday the tests were created locally by a two bioscience and angle would the tests not yet FDA approved on fox thirty ones Lisa d'souza for Keighley news radio while some are hanging on to hope of the kiddos getting back in the classrooms in Colorado this school year one school district is making a change the poor valley school district in fort Collins will carry out the year online superintendent Dr Sanders my server made the call yesterday we will be finishing this school year like we are now and I know that for a lot of people that's very disappointing and that I'm sorry about that the governor this week extended out to school closures through the end of April new numbers are routes on optimism when it comes to the corona virus in America this is Jim Ryan Michigan's governor Gretchen Whitmer sums it up for many of us this is a challenge unlike anything we've ever faced before a new A. B. C. news Ipsos poll reveals that nine in ten Americans have had their daily lives disrupted by covert nineteen and that fewer than half think they'll return to their regular routines by June first eighty nine percent of us now worry that we or someone we know will be infected with the virus up from seventy nine percent last month that same poll shows the approval rating for president trump's handling of the epidemic is now underwater forty seven percent disapprove of what he's doing well fifty two percent disapprove or approve awaken church in Jonesborough Arkansas tends to defy federal and state guidelines and hold services this week Arkansas does not require places of worship to follow the guidelines that urge no gatherings larger than ten people Bronco season ticket holders are being advised of a plan in case any of next season's games have to be canceled if that happens they'll be given a refund or account credit that includes any games where fans aren't allowed to attend the team says despite the planet fully anticipates playing a full schedule for the upcoming season and finally bank of Colorado is encouraging Rockies fans to do some singing on.

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