WARRENSBURG – The Johnson County COVID-19 Task Force stated that as of Thursday night, April 2, there are 28 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Johnson County, Missouri.
The task force states that of the 28 confirmed positive cases, five cases are considered recovered while 23 are still active.
In its report on Friday, March 27, the task force noted its first person in the county who had previously tested positive for the novel coronavirus had recovered. Four more were added to that tally on Thursday.
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 Thursday night, April 2, of the 742 COVID-19 tests given in Johnson County, 615 have come back confirmed negative while 28 have come back confirmed positive.