JOHNSON COUNTY — Johnson County Community Health Services has released information in relation to the age and location of the confirmed positive cases of coronavirus in Johnson County as of Friday, Sept. 17.
According to the local COVID-19 dashboard, the county's death count is currently at 67.
JCCHS states that of the 6,592 confirmed positive cases in the county, 6,358 cases are considered recovered while 234 are still active. The case count is an increase of 224 cases since Friday, Sept. 10.
One hundred and forty-nine cases have been considered recovered since Sept. 10. To be considered recovered, the Johnson County Task Force states a person who has tested positive must be seven days post-onset of symptoms and 72 hours fever free without the use of fever-reducing medication.
JCCHS stated the total number of administered tests as of Sept. 17 were 57,895 PCR tests and 47,812 antigen tests.
The seven-day positivity rate for the county is 13.6% for PCR tests.
The state’s COVID-19 dashboard states 26.4% of Johnson County is fully vaccinated, 16,204 residents have received their first dose and 14,273 residents have completed their vaccine.
Of the 6,592 total cases reported by JCCHS, 3,799 came from Warrensburg for a total of 57.6% of the total cases. Of the positive cases, 3,072 were PCR tests and 727 were antigen tests.
JCCHS states that 3,697, 97.3%, of the cases reported in Warrensburg were recovered while 102 were still active.
Of the remaining cases in the county, JCCHS states there were:
JCCHS also broke down the number of cases by age group.
As of Sept. 17, of the 6,592 cases in the county, 1,158 of those cases had been reported from those ages 20 to 24. The age group with the second most reported cases was the age group of 10 to 19 with 952 cases.
Case numbers for all age groups include:
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