Virus

WARRENSBURG — Johnson County Community Health Services states there have been a total of 1,103 COVID-19 cases reported in Johnson County as of Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 22.

JCCHS states that of the 1,103 confirmed positive cases in the county, 801 cases are considered recovered while 299 are still active.

To be considered recovered, the Johnson County COVID-19 Task Force states a person who had tested positive, must be seven days post onset of symptoms and 72 hours fever free without the use of fever-reducing medication.

The task force did note that some of the confirmed positive tests were administered outside of the county.

There have been three deaths previously reported in the county in relation to COVID-19 complications by JCCHS.

The Arbors at Harmony Gardens, assisted living by Americare, in Warrensburg reported that two residents passed away due to complications caused by COVID-19 on Aug. 23 and Aug. 25.

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