Top health officials say Johnson County has reached a level of community transmission of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.Dr. Lee Norman, secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, said that five of 11 cases were acquired locally, meaning the patients had not traveled and had no known contact.There are a total 12 presumptive positives cases of the coronavirus in Johnson County and 21 total statewide.Norman said only those hospitalized would be tested for the virus.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS NOW AT CORONAVIRUS 'COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION' LEVEL!!!
More cases emerge as this suburban community now leads the metro in rising numbers of COVID-19. Read more: