Storey County reports first case of COVID-19

C Street in Virginia City, Storey County, NV on Saturday May 8, 2020. Retail businesses in Nevada were allowed to open under strict social distancing guidelines on Saturday - photo: Brian Bahouth/The Ally

Quad-County Emergency Operations Center in Carson City is reporting six new positive cases and one recovery of COVID-19 in the Quad-County region today. This brings the total number of cases to 134, with 87 recoveries and two deaths, 45 cases remain active. Today marks the first reported case in Storey County.

The new cases are:

  • A male Carson City resident in his 40’s
  • A male Carson City resident in his 40’s
  • A female Carson City resident in her 40’s
  • A male Carson City resident under the age of 18
  • A female Carson City resident under the age of 18
  • A male Storey County resident in his 40’s

Carson City Health and Human Services is working to identify close risk contacts to prevent further spread of the disease. Due to medical privacy requirements and to protect their identity, no further information about the cases will be released.

County Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Deaths Hospitalized
Carson City 63 18 43 2 3
Douglas County 24 4 20 0
Lyon County 46 22 24 0
Storey County 1 1 0 0
TOTAL 134 45 87 2