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.
Of the 397 total cases reported Friday, July 24, 246 came from Warrensburg for a total of 61.8% of the total cases.
JCCHS states that of the cases reported in Warrensburg, 142 were recovered, 57.7% of cases in Warrensburg, while 104 were still active.
Of the remaining cases in the county, JCCHS states there were 74 (18.6% of cases in the county) reported in communities in the county with a population of 2,500 people or less, 41 were recovered (55.4% in that category) while 33 were active; 54 total cases (13.6% of cases in county) were reported in Knob Noster, 20 were recovered (37% of cases in Knob Noster) while 34 were still active; 15 total cases (3.8% of the cases in the county) reported in Holden, 13 were recovered (86.7% of cases in Holden) while two were still active; and nine total cases (2.3% of cases in the county) reported in Kingsville, eight were recovered (88.9% of cases in Kingsville) while one was still active.
JCCHS states that as of Friday, there were a total of 174 cases still active in Johnson County. Of the 397 total cases reported, 56.3% (224) of the cases in the county were considered recovered.
To be considered recovered, the task force states a person who had tested positive, must be seven days post onset of symptoms and 72 hours fever free without the use of fever-reducing medication.
JCCHS also broke down the number of cases by age groups.
As of Friday, of the 397 cases in the county, 106 of those cases had been reported from those ages 20 to 24.
The age group with the second most reported cases was the under 20 years of age group with 51 cases.
Case numbers for the other age groups include: 39 from the age group of 25 to 29; 36 from the age group of 30 to 34; 30 from the age group of 34 to 39; 24 from the age group of 40 to 44; 21 each from the age groups of 50 to 54 and 60 to 64; 16 from the age group of 45 to 49; 15 from the age group of 80 years of age and older; 13 from the age group of 55 to 59; 11 from the age group of 75 to 79; 8 from the age group of 65 to 69; and 7 from the age group of 70 to 74.