LEWISVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Lewisville Police officer who was exposed to COVID-19 by a family member, has tested positive for the virus, Police Chief Kevin Deaver confirmed Wednesday.
The officer, who is the department’s only case at this point, has been in quarantine since Tuesday, March 24.READ MORE: Texas Experiencing Another COVID-19 Surge
He was tested on Monday, March 30 and received the results on Tuesday, March 31.
Chief Deaver talked to the officer on Tuesday and said, “he was in good spirits and feels like his condition is improving.”READ MORE: Administrative Court Judge Orders Mask-Wearing To Enter Dallas County Courthouses
He will remain in quarantine following appropriate protocols, the department said.
The officer lives in Denton County.Summer Break Ends Early For Some Dallas ISD Schools