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Johnston death toll climbs to 20

Number of cases reaches 290

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Here’s a look at coronavirus numbers in Johnston County as of 1 p.m. May 22.

Confirmed cases — 290

Deaths — 20

Hospitalized — 7

Home — 263

Male — 43 percent

Female — 57 percent

Ages 0-17 — 14

Ages 18-24 — 20

Ages 25-49 — 120

Ages 50-64 — 60

Ages 65 and older — 76

Average age — 50

Black — 73

White — 203

Other — 8

Unknown — 6 (not reported)

Notes: Of the 20 deaths in Johnston County, 17 were among residents of Springbrook Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Clayton. Also, the state has slightly different numbers for Johnston — 295 cases and 17 deaths. 

Here’s a sampling of Johnston coronavirus cases by ZIP code: 27520, a Clayton ZIP code, 99 cases and 14 deaths; 27527, another Clayton ZIP code, 18 cases; 27577, which is the Smithfield area, 45 cases; 27576, the Selma area, 26 cases and one death; 27542, the Kenly area, seven cases and one death; 27569, the Princeton area, 27 cases and one death; 27524, the Four Oaks area, 11 cases; and 27504, the Benson area, 34 cases and one death.

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