On May, 21, 2020, Texas Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann announced she tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Lehrmann made the announcement on Twitter, noting that her husband had also tested positive.
Justices on the Texas Supreme Court are working remotely during the pandemic.
Lehrmann is the first statewide Texas official known to have tested positive for the virus.
Ballotpedia tracks politicians and government officials who have been diagnosed or tested for coronavirus, or become quarantined.
As of May 22, we have tracked:
• Six federal officials diagnosed with coronavirus, and 40 federal officials quarantined
• 31 state officials diagnosed with coronavirus, and 67 state officials quarantined