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WARRENSBURG – The Johnson County COVID-19 Task Force stated that as of Saturday night, April 4, there were 31 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Johnson County, Missouri.

The task force states that of the 31 confirmed positive cases, seven cases were considered recovered while 24 were 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.

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 Saturday night, April 4, of the 829 COVID-19 tests given in Johnson County, 654 came back confirmed negative while 31 have came back confirmed positive.

There was no update given on Sunday, April 5.

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