State health department hides statistics and data during COVID-19 pandemic

KOAA News5 (southern Colorado): News 5 Investigates has found the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) hiding data pertaining to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Not even the Governor’s Office has a response when we reached out to them for assistance.

Everyday, the State Health Department releases various Coronavirus statistics to keep us all informed. This data includes numbers for daily testing, deaths and hospitalizations.

A few months ago, News 5 Investigates started asking for more specific data on ICU bed counts and capacity numbers for hospitals in southern Colorado.

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