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, Aug. 6.
According to the local COVID-19 dashboard, the county's death count is currently at 60.
JCCHS states that of the 5,562 confirmed positive cases in the county, 5,340 cases are considered recovered while 222 are still active.
The case count is an increase of 199 cases since Friday, July 30. One hundred and thirty-one have been considered recovered since July 30.
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 Aug. 6 were 51,434 PCR tests and 30,755 Antigen tests.
The seven-day positivity rate for the county is 13.4% for PCR tests. The rate is 9.5% for all tests, including Antigen tests.
The state’s COVID-19 dashboard states 22.8% of Johnson County is fully vaccinated, 14,448 residents have received their first dose and 12,340 residents have completed their vaccine.
Of the 5,562 total cases reported by JCCHS, 3,307 came from Warrensburg for a total of 59.5% of the total cases. Of the positive cases, 2,730 were PCR tests and 577 were Antigen tests.
JCCHS states that 3,192, 96.5%, of the cases reported in Warrensburg were recovered while 115 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 Aug. 6, of the 5,562 cases in the county, 1,040 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 750 cases.
Case numbers for all age groups include:
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