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Outbreaks at 2 Taco Bells in Pueblo County, health officials say

PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- The Pueblo Department of Public Health reported Thursday that there have been confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks at two Taco Bell locations in the county.

Health officials say the Taco Bell at 703 North Santa Fe Avenue had three employees test positive for coronavirus. The second location on 3333 North Elizabeth Street has had two employees test positive as well.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment classifies an outbreak in a facility as two or more confirmed cases of coronavirus during a two-week period.

The county health department says there is no known possible community exposure at this time. Taco Bell has voluntarily shut down both locations to sanitize and disinfect the facilities.

Free testing for COVID-19 is available Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Colorado State Fairgrounds.

Health / Local News / Pueblo

Zachary Aedo

Zach is a reporter for KRDO and Telemundo Surco. Learn more about Zach here.