4 more people in Johnson County, Kansas test positive for COVID-19 bringing county total to 36

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JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — Officials in Johnson County confirmed Tuesday morning that four more people tested positive overnight for COVID-19 bringing the county total to 36.

Of those 36,  a man in his 70s has died. He was the first death in the county due to COVID-19.

Below are the case numbers by county in Kansas. KDHE released these numbers Monday at 10 a.m., they do include the Tuesday update from Johnson County:

Bourbon 1
Linn County 2
Butler County 3
Lyon 2
Cherokee County 2
Mitchell County 2
Douglas County 8
Morris County 2
Franklin 1
Pottawatomie** 1
Jackson County 1
Reno County 2
Johnson County 36
Sedgwick 2
Leavenworth County 5
Wyandotte 16

Officials with Jackson County, Johnson County, Kansas, Wyandotte County and the City of Kansas City have announced a “stay-at-home” order on March 21.

The order is now in effect and lasts until April 24. It directs residents to stay at home except for essential needs.

Here is a list of what counts as essential activities and essential businesses during stay-at home order

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