Shawnee County announces Phase 2 restrictions

The 13th positive case of COVID-19 has been reported out of Mercer County. Health officials made the announcement Tuesday and said it's a man between the ages of 40 and 60. (MGN Image)
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- The Shawnee County Health Department has announced they will be following Governor Kelly’s plan for Phase 2 except for some minor changes.

Under the new Phase 2 guidelines Shawnee County residents may be able to begin in-person classes with groups of 15 or less at a time. Locker rooms are to remain closed except for restroom facilities. Lastly, the use of playgrounds is highly discouraged.

The new phase will go into effect Friday, May 22, at midnight.