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Fort Leavenworth soldier tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 5:27 PM, Mar 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-27 18:27:50-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A solider assigned to Fort Leavenworth has tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Friday.

According to a news release, the solider had returned to their hometown following overseas travel when they started to develop symptoms.

The soldier sought treatment — and a COVID-19 test — at a hospital.

The test later came back positive, and the soldier remains in quarantine.

Fort Leavenworth officials say they continue to monitor the situation.