Report: First positive coronavirus test in Nevada
The first Nevada patient has tested positive for the coronavirus, southern Nevada health officials announced Thursday, March 5, 2020.
that patient was identified by the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System. The sample is being sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for official confirmation.
says the patient is a man in his 50's who is hospitalized in isolation.
The patient reportedly traveled to Washington state and Texas.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak released a statement on the Clark County patient, saying,
At least 99 confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. There have been 10 deaths, including one in Placer County, Calif.