There are now 18 Pueblo County Residents who tested positive for COVID-19 and 23 cases, including non-residents – nearly doubling the number of positive cases, according to the Pueblo Department of Public of Health and Environment.
Pueblo County All:
276 Tested (+22)
170 negative (+31)
82 pending (-19)
23 positive (+10)
18 Pueblo County (+8)
1 Crowley County
1 Huerfano County
1 Douglas County
1 Rio Grande County (new)
1 Fremont County (new)
* Results are not all Pueblo County residents. Pueblo’s hospitals serve and test individuals from outside of Pueblo County. – Pueblo Health
State Fair Testing
40 or 90 results received / tests administered
1 testing error
As of Sunday, March 29, 2020
About the numbers: The 23 cases include other individuals who were tested or treated at Pueblo area hospitals or at the mobile testing lab.
Not a complete picture: With limited testing, these cases skew towards those patients admitted and displayed COVID-19 symptoms.
It is unknown what percentage of tests have gone towards healthcare professionals. It is also unknown the number of hospitalized patients
What’s next: The numbers are expected to rise over the coming days with the peak of COVID-19 still weeks away in Colorado.