The city of Copperas Cove announced their first positive case of COVID-19.

According to a press release from the city of Copperas Cove, the first positive case of COVID-19 has occurred in Coryell County.

Currently, the identity of the person has not been released. The resident is self-quarantining and was tested at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple.

The city is advising residents not to panic, and to keep practicing safe social distancing.

A city council meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, March 26 at 5 PM in council chambers. If you are a member of the public, and would like to listen or pose questions, you can call in to the following toll-free number, (888)475-4499.

Written questions or comments may be also be submitted up to two hours before the meeting by emailing Lisa Wilson, City Secretary, at

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