WARRENSBURG – The Johnson County COVID-19 Task Force reports a total of 78 COVID-19 cases in Johnson County as of Monday morning, June 1.

The task force states that of the 78 confirmed positive cases in the county, 70 cases are considered recovered while eight 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 Monday morning, June 1, of the 2,073 COVID-19 tests given in Johnson County, 1,862 have come back confirmed negative while 78 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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