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:
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:
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