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Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Director Dr. Sanmi Areola

JCDHE director provides COVID-19 update to the board

On Tuesday, Oct. 13, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Director Dr. Sanmi Areola provided the Board of County Commissioners a written update on the COVID-19 pandemic in Johnson County.

Highlights from the briefing include:

  • There were 640 new infections last week. This is down from 673 the week prior. Our peak was 810 cases the week of July 12.
  • This translates to an average of 91 new infections per day.
  • When calculated as a rate, we are at 106 cases per 100,000 residents per week. Our goal is <50 new infections per 100,000 residents.
  • The primary measure/criteria for schools is the incidence rate.

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