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JCCHS updates demographic information of 4,752 total COVID-19 cases reported

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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, April 2.

According to the local COVID-19 dashboard, the county's death count is currently at 48.

JCCHS states that of the 4,752 confirmed positive cases in the county, 4,742 cases are considered recovered while 10 are still active.

The case count is an increase of 61 cases since Friday, March 19. Seventy cases have been considered recovered since March 19.

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.

Of the 4,752 total cases reported by JCCHS, 2,885 came from Warrensburg for a total of 60.7% of the total cases. Of the positive cases, 2,474 were PCR tests and 411 were Antigen tests.

JCCHS states that 2,877, 99.7%, of the cases reported in Warrensburg were recovered while eight were still active.

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

  • 616 total cases (13% of cases in the county; 528 positives from PCR tests and 88 positives from Antigen tests) reported in communities in the county with a population of 2,500 people or less, 615 were recovered (99.8% in that category) while one was still active;
  • 474 total cases (10% of cases in the county; 429 positives from PCR tests and 45 positives from Antigen tests) reported in Knob Noster, 474 were recovered (100% of cases in Knob Noster) while none were still active;
  • 529 total cases (11.1% of cases in the county; 367 positives from PCR tests and 162 positives from Antigen tests) reported in Holden, 528 were recovered (99.8% of cases in Holden) while one was still active; 
  • 248 total cases (5.2% of cases in the county; 195 positives from PCR tests and 53 positives from Antigen tests) reported in Kingsville, 248 were recovered (100% of cases in Kingsville) while none were still active.

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

As of April 2, of the 4,752 cases in the county, 913 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 657 cases.

Case numbers for all age groups include:

  • 128 from the age group of 0 to 9;
  • 657 from the age group of 10 to 19;
  • 913 from the age group of 20 to 24;
  • 386 from the age group of 25 to 29;
  • 376 from the age group of 30 to 34;
  • 250 from the age group of 35 to 39;
  • 287 from the age group of 40 to 44;
  • 273 from the age group of 45 to 49; 
  • 270 from the age group of 50 to 54;
  • 293 from the age group of 55 to 59;
  • 250 from the age group of 60 to 64;
  • 191 from the age group of 65 to 69;
  • 142 from the age group of 70 to 74;
  • 119 from the age group of 75 to 79; and
  • 217 from the age group of 80 years of age and older.

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