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. 27.
According to the local COVID-19 dashboard, the county's death count is currently at 62.
JCCHS states that of the 6,055 confirmed positive cases in the county, 5,859 cases are considered recovered while 196 are still active.
The case count is an increase of 161 cases since Friday, Aug. 20. One hundred and fifty-two have been considered recovered since Aug. 20.
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. 27 were 54,390 PCR tests and 44,017 Antigen tests.
The seven-day positivity rate for the county is 12.9% for PCR tests. The rate is 9.1% for all tests, including Antigen tests.
The state’s COVID-19 dashboard states 24.7% of Johnson County is fully vaccinated, 15,456 residents have received their first dose and 13,364 residents have completed their vaccine.
Of the 6,055 total cases reported by JCCHS, 3,580 came from Warrensburg for a total of 59.1% of the total cases. Of the positive cases, 2,918 were PCR tests and 662 were Antigen tests.
JCCHS states that 3,471, 97%, of the cases reported in Warrensburg were recovered while 109 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. 27, of the 6,055 cases in the county, 1,106 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 805 cases.
Case numbers for all age groups include: