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​COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

Pueblo County Case Count : 394 Confirmed & Probable Cases

(as of 7/1/2020)
As cases continue to be investigated, the data on this website is subject to change.
 Local updates will go out at 4 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Frequently Asked Questions




Pueblo County Confirmed Positive & Probable Cases

Age Group Cases
0-9 6
10-19 15
20-29 67
30-39 44
40-49 63
50-59 61
60-69 47
70-79 38
80+ 53
Total 394

Confirmed & Probable Cases by Gender

Female 235
Male 155
Unknown 4

Pueblo County COVID-19                                  Deaths

Age Group Cases
0-9 0
10-19 0
20-29 0
30-39 0
40-49 0
50-59 3
60-69 3
70-79 7
80+ 16
Total 29

Deaths by Gender

Male 18
Female 10
Unknown 1

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.

Recent Updates

All public and media inquiries in Pueblo are answered through the local hotline at Pueblo’s Joint Information Center.  New hours for Pueblo COVID-19 Hotline begin Wednesday, April 29 to 9 AM – 4PM Monday through Friday


July 1 -  Public health officials from the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment announced 6 new positive COVID-19 cases in Pueblo County since Monday, June 29. The positives cases are a 23-year-old female, 44-year-old female, 53-year-old female, 22-year-old male, 27-year-old male, and an 85-year-old male, and an -year-old male. Pueblo County has a total of 392 confirmed positive and probable* cases among Pueblo County residents. The total number of people testing, 8,234 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 a COVID-19 outbreak at Administrative Offices Pueblo Police Department. To date Administrative Offices Pueblo Police Department has had two employees test positive for COVID-19.

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.

Pueblo County has had six outbreaks, three are resolved and three are active. CDPHE’s report of outbreaks at facilities statewide is updated weekly on Wednesdays

 July 1 - As a coordinated response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment will provide updates from a variety of local agencies responding to this health emergency and COVID-19 case updates. Beginning Wednesday, July 8, local updates will go out at 4 p.m. Wednesdays.

Pueblo County’s COVID-19 case updated will be Monday through Friday at 4 p.m. on the following websites, puebloemergency.info and pueblohealth.org.

June 29 - The Pueblo County Emergency Operations Center and the Pueblo COVID-19 Hotline will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. The daily update media briefing, which includes updates on Pueblo County’s COVID-19 cases, will not be distributed on Friday. The COVID-19 Hotline will re-open at 9 a.m. Monday, July 6. The hotline is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at (719) 583-4444. 


Most Recent Update
Former Updates

Pueblo County  Drive-up Testing Site for COVID-19

Drive-up testing site details:

  • Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. weekly on Monday to Wednesday
  • Location: Colorado State Fair Grounds, 1001 Beulah Avenue, enter through Gate 4 off Mesa Avenue and Gaylord Avenue
  • Cost: All testing will be free. Insurance will not be required.

Information Details

  • The first 250 individuals daily in the line will have access to the drive-up testing. All others that arrived after that will be encouraged to seek testing from a private provider or attend the next day. All test at the Colorado State Fairgrounds are self-administered. Everyone, including kids five years old and younger must be able to do the test without assistance. Everyone not able to do the test without assistance will be turned away. 

Who can be tested

Currently, the following individuals can be tested for COVID-19 at Pueblo’s COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing:

  • Any individual who is symptomatic
  • Anyone over the age of 65 (symptomatic or asymptomatic)
  • African American, Latino, American Indian Tribes (symptomatic or asymptomatic)
  • Anyone who had contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19
  • Health care workers and first responders (symptomatic or asymptomatic)
  • A resident of a long-term care facility or anyone experiencing homelessness 
  • Attended a large gathering or protest

No prescription required, but you must be experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and bring your ID and organization ID, if applicable.

Other important information for you to know:

  •  If you have a medical emergency, call 911- do not report to the testing site, as it is not a care facility. If you have severe respiratory symptoms, especially shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, tell the dispatcher about your symptoms. Do not wait for a COVID-19 test to call 911.
  •  If you are ill or suspect that you were exposed, but are not able to be immediately tested, please stay home, self-isolate, and contact your physician.
  •  For the safety of drive-up lab workers, hours of operation will be contingent upon safe weather. We will announce if we need to close the site due to unsafe conditions. Unsafe conditions include any weather that can make personal protection equipment ineffective, such as any precipitation, wind, or colder temperatures.
  • While waiting for their test results, individuals should stay at home. Those who receive positive test results may be issued isolation orders. 
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Informational Sources


All public and media inquiries in Pueblo are answered through the local hotline at Pueblo’s Joint Information Center. New hours for Pueblo COVID-19 Hotline begin Wednesday, April 29 to 9 AM – 4PM Monday through Friday
Pueblo’s COVID-19 Hotline 719-583-4444

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reminds:

  • If you have any symptoms -- even mild ones -- public health urges you to stay home and isolate yourself until: 
  • You have had no fever for at least 72 hours (without the use of medicine) AND
  • Other symptoms (cough, shortness of breath) have improved AND
  • At least 7 days have passed since your symptoms first appeared.
  • Anyone in your household you have had close contact with (within six feet for approximately 10 minutes) should self-quarantine for 14 days, even if you haven’t been tested for COVID-19.
  • If you have a medical emergency, call 911. If you have severe respiratory symptoms, especially shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, tell the 911 dispatcher about your symptoms. Do not wait for a COVID-19 test to call 911.


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