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JCCHS reports 6,971 total COVID-19 cases

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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, Oct. 8.

According to the local COVID-19 dashboard, the county's death count is currently at 70.

JCCHS states that of the 6,971 confirmed positive cases in the county, 6,860 cases are considered recovered while 111 are still active. The case count is an increase of 69 cases since Friday, Oct. 1. 

One hundred and fifty-six cases have been considered recovered since Oct. 1. 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 Oct. 8 were 60,874 PCR tests and 50,602 antigen tests.

The seven-day positivity rate for the county is 12.4% for PCR tests. 

The state’s COVID-19 dashboard states 29% of Johnson County is fully vaccinated, 17,594 residents have received their first dose and 15,675 residents have completed their vaccine.

Of the 6,971 total cases reported by JCCHS, 3,965 came from Warrensburg for a total of 56.9% of the total cases. Of the positive cases, 3,196 were PCR tests and 769 were antigen tests.

JCCHS states that 3,913, 98.7%, of the cases reported in Warrensburg were recovered while 52 were still active.

Of the remaining cases in the county, JCCHS states there were:

  • 960 total cases (13.8% of cases in the county; 766 positives from PCR tests and 194 positives from antigen tests) reported in communities in the county with a population of 2,500 people or less, 939 were recovered (97.8% in that category) while 21 were still active;
  • 771 total cases (11.1% of cases in the county; 634 positives from PCR tests and 137 positives from antigen tests) reported in Knob Noster, 758 were recovered (98.3% of cases in Knob Noster) while 13 were still active;
  • 866 total cases (12.4% of cases in the county; 622 positives from PCR tests and 244 positives from antigen tests) reported in Holden, 847 were recovered (97.8% of cases in Holden) while 19 were still active; 
  • 409 total cases (5.9% of cases in the county; 325 positives from PCR tests and 84 positives from antigen tests) reported in Kingsville, 403 were recovered (98.5% of cases in Kingsville) while six were still active.

JCCHS also broke down the number of cases by age group.

As of Oct. 8, of the 6,971 cases in the county, 1,182 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 1,010 cases.

Case numbers for all age groups include:

  • 293 from the age group of 0 to 9;
  • 1,010 from the age group of 10 to 19;
  • 1,182 from the age group of 20 to 24;
  • 577 from the age group of 25 to 29;
  • 491 from the age group of 30 to 34;
  • 519 from the age group of 35 to 39;
  • 475 from the age group of 40 to 44;
  • 395 from the age group of 45 to 49; 
  • 410 from the age group of 50 to 54;
  • 419 from the age group of 55 to 59;
  • 334 from the age group of 60 to 64;
  • 250 from the age group of 65 to 69;
  • 182 from the age group of 70 to 74;
  • 162 from the age group of 75 to 79; and
  • 272 from the age group of 80 years of age and older.

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