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, Oct. 16.
JCCHS states that of the 1,578 confirmed positive cases in the county, 1,307 cases are considered recovered while 256 are still active.
The case count is an increase of 70 cases since Wednesday, Oct. 14. One hundred and fifty-six cases have been considered recovered since Oct. 14.
JCCHS states 11.6% of positive cases were asymptomatic while 88.4% of positive cases were symptomatic.
To be considered recovered, the Johnson County 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.
Of the 1,578 total cases reported by JCCHS, 1,089 came from Warrensburg for a total of 69% of the total cases.
JCCHS states that 894, 82.1%, of the cases reported in Warrensburg were recovered while 195 were still active.
Of the remaining cases in the county, JCCHS states there were:
182 total cases (11.5% of cases in the county) reported in communities in the county with a population of 2,500 people or less, 150 were recovered (82.4% in that category) while 32 were still active;
175 total cases (11.1% of cases in the county) reported in Knob Noster, 149 were recovered (85.1% of cases in Knob Noster) while 26 were still active;
92 total cases (5.8% of cases in the county) reported in Holden, 76 were recovered (82.6% of cases in Holden) while 16 were still active;
40 total cases (2.5% of cases in the county) reported in Kingsville, 30 were recovered (75% of cases in Kingsville) while 10 were still active.
JCCHS also broke down the number of cases by age groups.
As of Oct. 16, of the 1,578 cases in the county, 458 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 303 cases.
Case numbers for all age groups include:
32 from the age group of 0 to 9;
303 from the age group of 10 to 19;
458 from the age group of 20 to 24;
119 from the age group of 25 to 29;
87 from the age group of 30 to 34;
75 from the age group of 35 to 39;
73 from the age group of 40 to 44;
66 from the age group of 45 to 49;
61 from the age group of 50 to 54;
57 from the age group of 55 to 59;
56 from the age group of 60 to 64;
42 from the age group of 65 to 69;
39 from the age group of 70 to 74;
35 from the age group of 75 to 79;
74 from the age group of 80 years of age and older;
One from an unknown age group.