Curry County's fifth confirmed COVID-19 case is a local healthcare worker who is employed in Del Norte County, according to the Curry County Public Health Department.
Curry County Public Health Department was notified by the Del Norte County Public Health Department that a Curry County resident, who was symptomatic, tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, May 17.
The individual is a healthcare worker in Del Norte County and is currently feeling better and is self-isolating at home.
The contact tracing and investigation is being performed by both Curry County Public Health as well as Del Norte County Public Health.
This is currently the only active COVID-19 case in Curry County. The previous four confirmed cases all recovered after self-isolating. None of the confirmed cases resulted in hospitalization.