Gov. Jared Polis (D) announced that he would not extend the state’s stay-at-home order, which is set to expire on April 26. He said he still encouraged all residents to practice social distancing and vulnerable populations to exercise caution until the state was able to increase testing capacity and ability to investigate confirmed positive cases. Polis said that retail curbside delivery and elective surgeries could begin April 27 and his goal was to have bars, restaurants, and clubs open by mid-May.
Colorado is the second state to announce it will let a stay-at-home order expire after Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (R) made his announcement on Monday. Georgia and South Carolina also announced plans to reopen their economies in phases on Monday.
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