WARRENSBURG – The Johnson County COVID-19 Task Force states there have been a total of 421 COVID-19 cases reported in Johnson County as of Wednesday afternoon, July 29.
The task force states that of the 421 confirmed positive cases in the county, 263 cases are considered recovered while 156 are still active.
To be considered recovered, the 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 also been two deaths previously reported in the county in relation to COVID-19 complications.
The first death was reported July 8 at the individual's residence while the second was reported July 10 at a local, long-term care facility.