Johnson County schools update COVID-19 case numbers — see where your district stands

Blue Valley and Olathe both reported increases in their weekly COVID-19 case numbers, while Shawnee Mission and USD 232 saw declines. Meanwhile, county health officials say they remain wary of spread in schools after hundreds of middle schoolers were quarantined after a "high-risk exposure" to a positive case in the Gardner-Edgerton district. Above, students walk in line at Rushton Elementary in the Shawnee Mission School District. File photo.

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The pace of new COVID-19 infections in Johnson County appears to be leveling off somewhat, though local health officials say they continue to monitor potential spread in schools after the Gardner-Edgerton district put hundreds of students in quarantine following exposure to a positive case.