DENVER (CBS4) – Denver might extend its stay at home order until April 30, city officials tell CBS4 on Tuesday. They are working the with state on coordinating that extension.Trevor Woodruff Identified As Suspect In Deadly Shooting Outside Of Walgreens
On Monday, President Donald Trump announces he was extending social distancing guidelines to April 30.
At the time of his announcement, Mayor Michael Hancock noted Denver’s high population. Denver has consistently been the top county as far as positive COVID-19 cases.READ MORE: Maize In The City, Colorado Family Tradition, Opens For A New Year
“Cities and regions that have acted quickly have had better results,” said Hancock. “With Denver being the most densest part of the state, it makes sense that we would take this bold move.”Colorado Task Force 1 No Longer On Alert Amid Intensifying Hurricane Sam
Businesses that are not considered essential were also encouraged to close until April 10.