He then discussed the pandemic in general, stressing that Colorado is not alone in seeing cases spike.
He warned the country could see a surge on top of a surge and that the result of traveling and the Thanksgiving holiday will appear close to the Christmas holiday.
The latest data released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment showed there were 225,283 confirmed infection cases of COVID-19 with 2,983 deaths in the state, and 4,179 new infections were reported in the past day.
The governors of Nevada, Virginia and Missouri have tested positive for the virus. If that timeline holds, he suggested that COVID-19 would be defeated just as smallpox, polio and the measles have been, and school and other activities will be able to move forward next fall in a safe way. "So we can do it". We're all in this together.
Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were meeting Tuesday with the institute's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices to determine what groups will get the vaccine first.
"We're exhausted of not seeing our friends and loved ones. As we know, this can take a different turn". "Your constituents should know you're putting on a strong face". "We're hopeful we'll be among the eleven of twelve, but not everyone will be", Polis notes, given "the nature of math, the nature of statistics".
The pair had already been quarantining, following an exposure on Wednesday (Nov. 25).
"I think if every health care worker realizes how transparent and independent the process is, they would feel much more comfortable about getting vaccinated", Fauci said.
The governor's office said in a statement that Polis "will continue to be closely monitored" while he keeps working remotely.
For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks.