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Public health officials from the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environm…

2020-07-15 16:01:32

Public health officials from the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment announced 45 new positive COVID-19 cases in Pueblo County since Wednesday, July 8. The positives cases are a 16-year-old female, 21-year-old female, 21-year-old female, 23-year-old female, 28-year-old female, 29-year-old female, 30-year-old female, 31-year-old female, 35-year-old female, 36-year-old female, 37-year-old female, 40-year-old female, 41-year-old female, 41-year-old female, 45-year-old female, 45-year-old female, 50-year-old female, 51-year-old female, 52-year-old female, 53-year-old female, 54-year-old female, 58-year-old female, 58-year-old female, 66-year-old female, 67-year-old female, 79-year-old female, 14-year-old male, 15-year-old male, 16-year-old male, 23-year-old male, 24-year-old male, 25-year-old male, 26-year-old male, 27-year-old male, 29-year-old male, 31-year-old male, 34-year-old male, 39-year-old male, 42-year-old, 43-year-old male, 46-year-old male, 49-year-old male, 61-year-old male, 71-year-old male and a 93-year-old male. Pueblo County has a total of 461 confirmed positive and probable* cases among Pueblo County residents. The total number of people testing, 10,641 is not reflective of everyone testing negative in Pueblo County.

Confirmed and probable cases have been combined to align with state and national data. However, the COVID-19 Status Update chart will continue to show probable cases.

As cases continue to be investigated, the data in this update is subject to change.

*A probable case meets the clinical criteria and epidemiological evidence, yet it has not been laboratory confirmed with a test. The

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is now reporting probable cases across the state.

Public health officials from the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment announced three community COVID-19 outbreaks in Pueblo County. The Desert Hawk Golf Course in Pueblo West, Pueblo Youth Services Center the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) have reported outbreaks.

According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, an outbreak in a facility is defined as two or more confirmed cases of COVID-19 during a 14-day period.

To date, Desert Hawk has two employees who tested positive for COVID-19 and the community has been notified of possible exposure for anyone who was at the golf course from June 29 through July 3.

Pueblo Youth Services Center, 1406 W. 17th St., has four clients who have tested positive for COVID-19. PCAPP, located at the Pueblo Chemical Depot, has five staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19.


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