But, in the hours after the Galveston County case was announced, the Patton Village officer was listed in critical condition, according to health officials.
City of Houston and Harris County officials cited the Montgomery County case, who is a man in his 40s, as the primary reason that RodeoHouston closed for the remainder of its season.
Harris County officials learned he was at the rodeo cook-off on Friday, Feb. 28. It's not known if he was there in a working capacity.
Health officials also did not know if the patient became sick with the virus before, during or after the event.
According to officials, the Kickoff BBQ on Feb. 28 was attended by 73,433 people.
This is what we know so far on that patient:
- Presumptive positive case. He is a resident of northwest Montgomery County.
- The patient's results are still pending from the CDC.
- County officials say he has no travel history outside the state of Texas.
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