News Flash


Posted on: March 9, 2020

County monitoring Coronavirus developments; Second case identified in neighboring Clark County

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                                                                                               Emergency Management

Scott F. Lewis, Director

A second presumptive positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been verified in neighboring Clark County, and the fourth in Nevada (the other two being in Washoe County). 

Nye County Department of Emergency Management continues to monitor the developing situation statewide and nationwide. Emergency Management maintains regular contact with state and local public safety and health officials. The county has also reached out to its various departments, elected officials, and communities throughout the county to share information.
Nye County is establishing a webpage on, which will centralize all available updates and releases from the county and other agencies when appropriate.
Nye County Administration and Emergency Management is aware of the public concern and is working diligently to obtain and be proactive in providing the latest information to everyone.

Below is the link to official county release and the latest press release from the Southern Nevada Health District in Clark County regarding the second presumptive positive case.

Full press release
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