FORT LEAVENWORTH, KS (KCTV) – On Friday, officials said that a United States Soldier assigned to Fort Leavenworth has tested positive for COVID-19.
The soldier was under CDC recommended isolation in their hometown after traveling overseas. During that time, the individual started to develop symptoms.
After seeking treatment at a hospital, they were tested and the results came back positive for COVID-19.
The soldier remains in isolation.
The leadership at Fort Leavenworth is monitoring the situation and working with the authorities to coordinate "prevention and response efforts in the local area."