Colorado Gov. Jared Polis issued a statewide emergency stay-at-home order Wednesday to help combat the coronavirus outbreak.
The move comes after Polis said over the weekend such an order couldn’t be enforced, changing tune on Wednesday to say that data showed while that extensive measures taken by his administration have had a positive effect, more needed to be done.
“Frankly, if you don’t stay home, this will create a much worse economic disaster with greater disruption, greater loss of jobs, for a longer period of time,” Polis said.
The order will take effect at