San Miguel County reports first coronavirus case

San Miguel County reports first coronavirus case

From the Las Vegas Optic

The New Mexico Department of Health announced seven new positive COVID-19 cases Thursday, including the first positive case in San Miguel County.

While the NMDOH has not released details about the person as of this writing, Nora Meyers Sackett, the governor’s press secretary, told the Optic the person is self-isolating at home.

Leo Maestas, emergency manager for San Miguel County, said it is believed the person was exposed to the coronavirus while traveling outside of New Mexico, and that there is no indication it was due to community spread.