DENVER (CBS4)– Gov. Jared Polis detailed the latest needs for hospitals in Colorado as the state deals with the coronavirus pandemic. He said during a news conference on Friday afternoon that the state needs 7,000 ventilators.

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Right now, Colorado has 900 ventilators. Polis also said we need 5,000 ICU hospital beds by this summer. Right now, that number is 1,800.

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As of Friday afternoon, there were 1,734 confirmed cases of coronavirus, with 239 hospitalized and 31 deaths. The state has conducted more than 11,000 tests so far.

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