By William / www.mcpherson-county-ks.com
MCPHERSON – For the second week in a row the Covid numbers for McPherson County are showing improvements with the McPherson County Health Department (MCHD) reporting on Thursday evening just 22 new Covid cases since the previous report on March 4.
Two weeks in a row with just 22 new cases, with the overall total now standing at 7,927 for McPherson County.
Active cases are at 31 while those considered recovered is now at 7,772.
While two individuals are currently hospitalized due to Covid or complications from it, there were no new deaths recorded and the Kansas State Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) again showed that McPherson County was cluster free as well for the second week in a row.
The percentage of those County individuals aged five and older that have now been fully vaccinated is at 58.5% while those 18-and-over who are fully vaccinated with a booster shot is at 49.3%.
Breakthrough cases stand at 946 while those vaccinated and being hospitalized or having died has not changed now in several weeks.
According to the KDHE, the McPherson County Positivity rate as of February 27 was now at 5.67%.
UPDATED CASE DATA (# change since last report on Friday, March 4):
- New cases since our last report = 22
- Current active cases = 31 (+ 5)
- Female involved cases = 4,159 (+ 11)
- Male involved cases = 3,768 (+ 11)
- Those cases requiring Hospitalization (May not represent current hospitalizations) = 318 (+ 2)
- Those cases resulting an individual’s death = 124 (+ 1)
- COVID-19/Coronavirus Patients who have died by age = 90+ (27); 80-89 (40); 70-79 (24); 60-69 (22); 50-59 (6); 40-49 (2); 30-39 (2); 20-29 (1); 10-19 (0); 0-9 (0).