Nellis Air Force Base

Nellis Air Force Base

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Nellis Air Force Base confirmed an additional positive case of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total on base to seven, according to a release Sunday afternoon.

"All members are being treated and entered isolation at the time of symptom onset. The members will remain in isolation in accordance with CDC protocols," the release stated.

On Thursday, Nellis AFB announced a NATO service member tested positive for COVID-19 after visiting the base.

"Additionally, a member of a geographically separated unit of the 57th Wing stationed at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, has tested positive," Nellis AFB said in a release on Friday. "The 57th Wing has GSUs across the US."

The first confirmed case at Nellis AFB was on Thursday, March 19.

"The service member, who was at the base for Red Flag 20-2, entered isolation at the time of symptom onset and will remain in isolation in accordance with CDC protocols," the release stated. "The service member has received medical treatment."

According to Nellis representatives, they are following all guidelines outlined by CDC when it come to personnel contact.

"Flight operations for Red Flag 20-2 had already concluded and participating personnel are in the process of returning to their home stations," the release said.

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