LEWISTON, ID - Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, based in Pullman, has issued a statement announcing that the Nez Perce County coronavirus patient is an SEL employee at its Lewiston operation. SEL is conducting additional disinfection of relevant workspaces.
At a 7:00 p.m. Tuesday press conference, officials from the Public Health - Idaho North Central District announced Nez Perce County's first confirmed case of coronavirus. The positive test result came in to health officials around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.
The Nez Perce County adult is under the age of 60. Officials declined to specify in the press conference if the patient is a male or female, their specific age, or disclose in what city the person lives, citing patient privacy.