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."

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