Coronavirus Has Been In Colorado For More Than 100 Days. How Are We Doing?CPR News Jun 19, 2020
Ivor Douglas, an ICU pulmonologist at Denver Health [and professor of medicine at CU School of Medicine], said the number of patients in his ICU is far below its peak in April. “The volume of very gravely ill patients with COVID-19 has settled to a low plateau,” Douglas said. At the same time, he said, those patients still in the hospital have acute health problems related to the virus.
Michelle Barron, the Medical Director for Infection Control and Prevention at the University of Colorado hospital [and professor of medicine at CU School of Medicine], is feeling encouraged but remains cautious. “I think that we’re kind of at that critical crux in terms of determining ... whether we will hopefully continue to be able to see a decline,” Barron said.Read more