Cass County Health Department Weekly Update

COVID-19 Case and Vaccine Data Released

Cass County has released its weekly report documenting COVID-19 impacts and vaccination efforts to combat the pandemic.

There were 47 confirmed (PCR tests) cases in Cass County in the last week, up from 38 cases the week prior. In addition, there were 54 probable cases (antigen tests and other cases), up from 44 cases the week prior. 54 individuals were notified of a potential COVID-19 contact, up from 25 such notifications the week prior.

Overall, Cass County has reported 7,856 cases, about 7,437 cases per 100,000 residents. The county has reported 90 deaths (85 per 100,000 residents), none in the past week.

The Cass County Health Department administered 65 vaccine doses last week, down from 224 doses the prior week. They have now administered 9,777 first doses and 9,382 second doses of COVID-19 vaccines through July 3rd. 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 vaccine dashboard, the total number of Cass County residents fully vaccinated is 33,856 (32.0%) with 37,199 (35.2%) having received at least their first dose. Overall, 774 doses were administered in Cass County in the last seven days.

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 (www.casscounty.com/2462/COVID-19-Vaccine).

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