First positive COVID-19 case reported in Washington County

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BRENHAM, Tex. (KBTX) - The City of Brenham has confirmed a city employee has tested positive for COVID-19.

The patient is a man in his 40s. Officials say they are taking all appropriate precautions.

Washington County Office of Emergency Management said no other personal details would be publicly released.

The city of Brenham provided the following statement online:

"We have taken all necessary steps and are following all CDC guidelines. From this point, all information regarding this case will be coming from Washington County Emergency Management and our local health officials."