Johnson County’s COVID-19 risk rises to ‘medium’ level — ‘The virus has not gone away’

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The county's percent positivity now tops 27%, after bottoming out near 2% in March, according to county health data. File photo.

Johnson County is no longer categorized as a low-risk community level for COVID-19.

What’s changed? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention once again lists Johnson County as having a “medium” level of risk, per the agency’s COVID-19 data tracker.