Nye County Emergency Management was notified on Wednesday evening of a positive case for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) within the county. The patient is male and in his 60s, and lives in Beatty. The patient is self-quarantined in his home. Emergency Services has made contact and is continuing to investigate the source of the infection and retracing his movements for the past few weeks. The public is urged to follow the governor’s guidance and Stay Home for Nevada.
Emergency Services and Nye County Sheriff’s Office are conducting the investigation, and further information will be released when it becomes available.