AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) — The novel coronavirus has now directly touched the highest court in the state of Texas.

State Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann and her husband have both tested positive for COVID-19.

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In a tweet Lehrmann said she and her husband, Greg, started exhibiting symptoms — including fevers and body aches — last week. The pair became ill after the Justice said they had “diligently” complied with stay-at-home orders since March.

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Lehrmann, 63, is believed to be the first high-ranking official in the state with a confirmed case of the coronavirus.

The Republican judge said she is thankful the Texas Supreme Court has been working remotely, so the diagnosis will have little impact on her work.

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Lehrmann is a former Tarrant County family law judge and state district judge.