Mayor Hancock to provide update on Denver’s coronavirus response

Denver has more than 6,600 COVID-19 cases.

Mayor Hancock hosts a memorial to George Floyd at Civic Center Park's Greek Amphiteatre. June 4, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Mayor Hancock hosts a memorial to George Floyd at Civic Center Park's Greek Amphiteatre. June 4, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Mayor Michael Hancock will join other city leaders on Wednesday morning to provide an update on the city’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The city’s public health director Bob McDonald and emergency management director Matt Mueller are scheduled to speak. The latest available figures from Denver Public Health show Denver has 6,652 COVID-19 cases, with 305 deaths.

Monday marked one month since the city opened a free coronavirus testing center at a Pepsi Center parking lot. The site has completed more than 21,000 tests since opening. People without coronavirus symptoms were allowed to get tested at the site starting earlier this month.

The press conference will begin at 10:30 a.m. Stream it at denvergov.org or on Facebook.

This is a developing story and will be updated. 

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