First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Sweetwater


The first confirmed case of COVID-19 virus has hit Sweetwater. Nolan County Judge Whitley May has announced via social media video that a patient at RPMH is indeed the first case of Coronavirus in our area. “I want to thank all of the healthcare workers, first responders and the public for their support at this time. We are sad to say that we treating a COVID-19 person at the hospital at this time. This is an out-of-state-resident and will not be counted against Nolan County as a case.” May said.
The patient is a male 50 to 60 years of age.