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 Thursday, Dec. 31.
According to the local COVID-19 dashboard, the county's death count is currently at 30.
JCCHS states that of the 3,678 confirmed positive cases in the county, 3,309 cases are considered recovered while 339 are still active.
The case count is an increase of 159 cases since Wednesday, Dec. 23. Three hundred and ninety-six cases have been considered recovered since Dec. 23.
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 states the total number of tests given is 33,145 and the PCR seven-day positivity rate is 13.2%.
Of the 3,678 total cases reported by JCCHS, 2,309 came from Warrensburg for a total of 62.8% of the total cases. Of the positive cases, 2,100 were PCR tests and 209 were Antigen tests.
JCCHS states that 2,101, 91%, of the cases reported in Warrensburg were recovered while 208 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 Dec. 31, of the 3,678 cases in the county, 738 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 549 cases.
Case numbers for all age groups include:
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