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Johnston COVID-19 cases surge to 259

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Here’s a look at coronavirus numbers in Johnston County as of noon May 19.

Confirmed cases — 259

Deaths — 19

Hospitalized — 8

Home — 232

Male — 41 percent

Female — 59 percent

Ages 0-17 — 12

Ages 18-24 — 15

Ages 25-49 — 104

Ages 50-64 — 53

Ages 65 and older — 75

Average age — 52

Black — 72

White — 173

Other — 7

Unknown — 7 (not reported)

Note: Of the 19 deaths in Johnston County, 16 were among residents of Springbrook Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Clayton.

Here’s a sampling of Johnston coronavirus cases by ZIP code: 27520, a Clayton ZIP code, 92 cases and 14 deaths; 27527, another Clayton ZIP code, 18 cases; 27577, which is the Smithfield area, 39 cases; 27576, the Selma area, 25 cases and one death; 27542, the Kenly area, six cases and one death; 27569, the Princeton area, 11 cases; 27524, the Four Oaks area, nine cases; and 27504, the Benson area, 28 cases and one death.

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