Yuma Co. Officials Announce Two More Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases

Mar 23, 2020

Yuma County's health district announced two new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday. The cases come two days after the first confirmed case was announced for Yuma County.

 

Presumptive positive means it has to be confirmed by the Centers For Disease Control.

 

The confirmed case is a Marine who spent time at the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma.

 

Yuma Mayor Doug Nicholls posted a video on his mayoral Facebook page where he said one of the new presumptive positive cases was a roommate of the Marine.

 

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By Brandon Mejia

 

 

The Yuma County Public Health Services District today reported the second presumptive positive COVID-19 case throughout the county. 

Presumptive positive means it has to be confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control.

The patient, who has not been identified, is home and isolated from others as health officials determine who else could have come into contact with the individual. 

Anyone who has been in contact with the person will be contacted directly by health officials, according to the county health district. 

 

On Saturday, state officials confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in Yuma County.  The patient is a Marine who had been to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma.