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, Jan. 8.
According to the local COVID-19 dashboard, the county's death count is currently at 31.
JCCHS states that of the 3,888 confirmed positive cases in the county, 3,447 cases are considered recovered while 410 are still active.
The case count is an increase of 210 cases since Thursday, Dec. 31. One hundred and thirty-eight cases have been considered recovered since Dec. 31.
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 states the total number of tests given is 34,273 and the PCR seven-day positivity rate is 10.94%.
Of the 3,888 total cases reported by JCCHS, 2,405 came from Warrensburg for a total of 61.9% of the total cases. Of the positive cases, 2,170 were PCR tests and 235 were Antigen tests.
JCCHS states that 2,180, 90.6%, of the cases reported in Warrensburg were recovered while 225 were still active.
Of the remaining cases in the county, JCCHS states there were:
JCCHS also broke down the number of cases by age groups.
As of Jan. 8, of the 3,888 cases in the county, 758 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 566 cases.
Case numbers for all age groups include: