Here’s what Johnson County schools’ COVID-19 cases look like days into new semester

Shawnee Mission masks

School is back in session for three Johnson County districts, which are beginning to report COVID-19 infection data among students and staff. Both SMSD and USD 232 reported their highest weekly case numbers of the year in the first three days back from break, while Blue Valley plans to report its first numbers of the new semester Friday. File photo.

School is back in session in Johnson County, and local school districts are starting to update their COVID-19 dashboards.

Three Johnson County school districts in the Post’s coverage area returned to class on Wednesday, Jan. 5 without mask mandates in place in high schools.