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, Sept. 3.
According to the local COVID-19 dashboard, the county's death count is currently at 64.
JCCHS states that of the 6,252 confirmed positive cases in the county, 6,053 cases are considered recovered while 199 are still active.
The case count is an increase of 197 cases since Friday, Aug. 27. One hundred and ninety-four have been considered recovered since Aug. 27.
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 Sept. 3 were 55,629 PCR tests and 45,341 Antigen tests.
The seven-day positivity rate for the county is 9.1% for PCR tests. The rate is 7.1% for all tests, including Antigen tests.
The state’s COVID-19 dashboard states 25.4% of Johnson County is fully vaccinated, 15,722 residents have received their first dose and 13,714 residents have completed their vaccine.
Of the 6,252 total cases reported by JCCHS, 3,653 came from Warrensburg for a total of 58.4% of the total cases. Of the positive cases, 2,963 were PCR tests and 690 were Antigen tests.
JCCHS states that 3,570, 97.7%, of the cases reported in Warrensburg were recovered while 83 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 Sept. 3, of the 6,252 cases in the county, 1,132 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 849 cases.
Case numbers for all age groups include: