Johnson County back at ‘low’ risk for COVID-19 — ‘We have seen some plateaus’

Johnson County has dropped from "high" to "low" risk levels for COVID-19 spread in just a week, marking a potential decrease for the Kansas City metro area as a whole. File photo.

COVID-19 case numbers are down in Johnson County, moving the county back from “high” to “low” community spread risk levels in the span of a week.

Where are cases now? The most recent county data shows a 23% positivity rate for COVID-19 as of Aug. 6.