Cass County Health Department Weekly Update

COVID-19 Case and Vaccine Data Released Harrisonville, MO (June 21, 2021) – Cass County has released its weekly report documenting COVID-19 impacts and vaccination efforts to combat the pandemic. There were 16 confirmed (PCR tests) cases in Cass County in the last week, down from 22 cases the week prior. In addition, there were 37 probable cases (antigen tests and other cases), up from 13 cases the week prior. 23 individuals were notified of potential COVID-19 contact, up from 13 such notifications the week prior. Cass County has the lowest 7-Day positivity rate of any Missouri county in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Overall, Cass County has reported 7,768 cases, about 7,357 cases per 100,000 residents. The county has reported 90 deaths, none in the past week. Cass County is one of three Missouri counties in the Kansas City metropolitan area counties (Platte, Ray) to report zero new deaths over the last 30 days. The Cass County Health Department administered 234 vaccine doses last week, up from 86 doses the prior week. They have now administered 9,695 first doses and 9,175-second doses of COVID-19 vaccines through June 12th. The department uses the Pfizer (age 12 and up) and Moderna (age 18 and up) vaccines. In addition to Health Department administered vaccines, other entities are offering vaccines to county residents. According to the state of Missouri’s dashboard, the total number of Cass County residents fully vaccinated is 32,693 (30.9%) with 36,245 (33.8%) having received at least their first dose. Overall, 1366 doses were administered in Cass County in the last seven days, up ten percent from last week. The Health Department will continue to offer vaccinations by appointment from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at their clinic, 300 S. Main Street, Harrisonville, MO 64701. For an appointment, residents can call 816-380-8425. A list of upcoming on-site vaccination clinics open to the public can be found on the Health Department website (