WARRENSBURG – The Johnson County COVID-19 Task Force states there have been a total of 65 COVID-19 cases reported in Johnson County as of Wednesday morning, May 13.

The task force states that of the 65 confirmed positive cases in the county, 54 cases are considered recovered while 11 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.

As of Wednesday morning, May 13, of the 1,584 COVID-19 tests given in Johnson County, 1,447 have come back confirmed negative while 65 Johnson Countians have recorded confirmed positive tests.

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

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