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WARRENSBURG – The Johnson County COVID-19 Task Force reported one new COVID-19 case on Monday, May 18, in Johnson County.

The task force states that of the 71 confirmed positive cases in the county, 56 cases are considered recovered while 15 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, May 18, of the 1,758 COVID-19 tests given in Johnson County, 1,616 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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