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Johnston COVID-19 cases surpass 225

Number of deaths remains at 19; average age falls to 54

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Here's a look at coronavirus numbers in Johnston County as of 1:30 p.m. May 15.

Confirmed cases — 227

Deaths — 19

Hospitalized — 6

Home — 202

Male — 39 percent

Female — 61 percent

Ages 0-17 — 9

Ages 18-24 — 12

Ages 25-49 — 81

Ages 50-64 — 51

Ages 65 and older — 73

Average age — 54

Black — 67

White — 147

Other — 7

Unknown — 5 (not reported)

Note: Of the 227  cases in Johnston County, 80 were among residents and staff of Springbrook Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Clayton. Also, 16 of  the 19 deaths in Johnston were from the nursing home. Another 14 cases, all since May 1, were among residents and staff of Cambridge Place, a residential rehab center for women in Smithfield.

Here’s a sampling of Johnston coronavirus cases by ZIP code: 27520, a Clayton ZIP code, 90 cases and 14 deaths; 27527, another Clayton ZIP code, 18 cases; 27577, which is the Smithfield area, 27 cases; 27576, the Selma area, 24 cases and one death; 27542, the Kenly area, six cases and one death; 27569, the Princeton area, 10 cases; 27524, the Four Oaks area, nine cases; and 27504, the Benson area, 28 cases and one death.

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