A third case of COVID-19 was reported in Eddy County Saturday afternoon by the City of Carlsbad.
It was unclear by about 1 p.m. where in the county the case was reported, or the age of the patient.
“We have been informed of a third positive COVID-19 test in Eddy County,” read a release from the City. “We will provide more information as it becomes available to us.”
The second confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in Eddy County Friday night following a test at Artesia General Hospital.
The New Mexico Department of Health reported the test results were confirmed early Friday morning, and the patient was quarantined.
Health officials did not disclose the patient’s name or age.
Source: Carlsbad Current Argus