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WARRENSBURG – The Johnson County COVID-19 Task Force reported one new COVID-19 cases on Friday, May 15, in Johnson County.

There were no new cases reported on Thursday, May 14.

The task force states that of the 70 confirmed positive cases in the county, 56 cases are considered recovered while 14 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 Friday afternoon, May 15, of the 1,720 COVID-19 tests given in Johnson County, 1,584 have come back confirmed negative while 70 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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