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Johnston reports 22nd COVID-19 death

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SMITHFIELD — Johnston has reported a 22nd COVID-19 death, and the number of confirmed cases in the county has topped 500.

The 22nd person to die was a resident of Springbrook Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Clayton, acccording to the Johnston County Public Health Department. In all, 19 of the county's 22 COVID-19 deaths have been among residents of the nursing home.

Here are the county’s COVID-19 numbers as of Wednesday afternoon. Most of the numbers are from the Health Department. Some are from the state.

Confirmed cases — 503.

Deaths — 22.

Hospitalized — seven.

Home — 465.

Male — 47 percent.

Female — 53 percent.

Average age — 45.

Ages 0-17 — 41.

Ages 18-24 — 49.

Ages 25-49 — 222.

Ages 50-64 — 95.

Ages 65 and older — 87.

Black — 94.

White — 372.

Other — 11.

Unknown — 17 (not reported).

The Public Health Department has begun reporting the ethnicity of COVID-19 cases. Here are those numbers:

Hispanic — 199.

Non-Hispanic — 239.

Unknown — 57.

Here’s a sampling of Johnston coronavirus cases by ZIP code: 27520, a Clayton ZIP code, 139 cases and 14 deaths; 27527, another Clayton ZIP code, 44 cases; 27577, which is the Smithfield area, 92 cases; 27576, the Selma area, 62 cases and one death; 27542, the Kenly area, 15 cases and one death; 27569, the Princeton area, 17 cases; 27524, the Four Oaks area, 35 cases; and 27504, the Benson area, 46 cases and one death.

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