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

Enter your number to get our free mobile app

More From KTEM-AM