Public Health investigations are being conducted on four (4) additional positive COVID-19 cases announced by the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment this afternoon. This brings Pueblo County’s total confirmed COVID-19 test to 18 individuals.

 

To date COVID-19 testing, in Pueblo County:

  • 276 tests have been administered in Pueblo County. Currently, it is taking seven or more days for test results to be reported to Pueblo’s Public Health.
  • 170 tests previously sent from Pueblo County have been returned with negative results.
  • 82 tests are pending
  • 23* tests previously sent have been returned with positive results, fourteen (14) from Pueblo County, one Crowley County, one Huerfano County, one Douglas County, one Rio Grande County, and one Fremont County.

*Please note, results are not all Pueblo County residents. Pueblo’s hospitals serve and test individuals from outside of Pueblo County.

 

Community Testing Results from the Colorado State Fair Grounds:

  • 40 of the 90 are received
  • 37 negatives
  • 2 positives, of which one (1) is from Douglas County
  • 1 test sample was not able to be processed
  • 50 test samples still pending

 

Pueblo County’s 14 COVID-19 Confirmed Cases

Gender            Age
Male                 24
Male                 26
Male                 32
Male                 36
Male                 70
Male                 76
Male                 79
Male                 80
Female             19
Female             37
Female             47
Female             48
Female             71
Female             73
Female             77
Female             80
Female             81 (resulting in death)
Female             82

 

Everybody has a responsibility to protect the Pueblo community and our most vulnerable in Pueblo by:  

  • Minimize social activities and being physically close to other people.
  • Do not go to the emergency room unless medically necessary.  
  • Wash your hands with soap regularly.
  • Cough or sneeze into elbow or tissue.
  • Stay home when you’re sick.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Avoid close contact with sick people.
  • Clean surfaces frequently touched.

 

Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment encourages residents and media to seek out credible, reliable sources of information on COVID-19: 

All public and media inquiries in Pueblo are answered through the local hotline at Pueblo’s Joint Information Center on Pueblo’s COVID-19 Hotline 8AM – 5PM, Monday – Friday 719-583-4444.

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