Gunnison County health officials confirm that Gunnison County has its first case of COVID-19, or the coronavirus.
County Health and Human Services Director Joni Reynolds on Tuesday, March 10, told the Times that the patient is reported to be a woman in her 40s who is a local, part-time resident. She had recently traveled and became symptomatic. She went to Gunnison Valley Hospital for evaluation where she was tested. The state returned a presumpitive positive result for the virus.