Washington County officials confirmed the first positive test of COVID-19 to local news outlets at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The patient is a male in his 40s employed by the city of Brenham.

According to Washington County Emergency Management, the local health authority, the first case has been confirmed by testing at Baylor Scott & White here. The city of Brenham and Washington County commissioner’s court are fully aware of the evolving situation and are in close communication with local health officials.

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