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. 20.
According to the local COVID-19 dashboard, the county's death count is currently at 62.
JCCHS states that of the 5,894 confirmed positive cases in the county, 5,707 cases are considered recovered while 220 are still active.
The case count is an increase of 152 cases since Friday, Aug. 13. One hundred and eighty-five have been considered recovered since Aug. 13.
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. 20 were 53,416 PCR tests and 42,728 Antigen tests.
The seven-day positivity rate for the county is 15.2% for PCR tests. The rate is 10.2% for all tests, including Antigen tests.
The state’s COVID-19 dashboard states 24% of Johnson County is fully vaccinated, 15,153 residents have received their first dose and 12,968 residents have completed their vaccine.
Of the 5,894 total cases reported by JCCHS, 3,491 came from Warrensburg for a total of 59.2% of the total cases. Of the positive cases, 2,862 were PCR tests and 629 were Antigen tests.
JCCHS states that 3,391, 97.1%, of the cases reported in Warrensburg were recovered while 100 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. 20, of the 5,894 cases in the county, 1,072 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 787 cases.
Case numbers for all age groups include: