WARRENSBURG – The Johnson County COVID-19 Task Force reported no new COVID-19 cases in Johnson County on Thursday, May 21.

The task force states that of the 71 confirmed positive cases in the county, 62 cases are considered recovered while nine 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 Thursday, May 21, of the 1,818 COVID-19 tests given in Johnson County, 1,708 have come back confirmed negative while 71 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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