EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– El Paso County officially moves to Level Red on the COVID-19 dial at 5 p.m. on Friday. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment informed the county of the move from Level Orange to Level Red- severe risk last week.

(credit: Colorado Department of Public Health And Environment)

Level Red means that there will be stricter limitations on social and commercial activities as well as capacity limits both indoors and out.

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There are 20 counties in Colorado that are categorized under Level Red, including Denver, Adams, Larimer, Pueblo, and Summit counties.

LINKS: Colorado COVID-19 Dashboard | Colorado COVID-19 Dial | Denver COVID-19 Restrictions

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