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DES MOINES, Iowa – On Tuesday, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reports 73 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 497 positive cases in 58 counties. One death was reported in Muscatine County, a middle-aged (41-60) resident. There have been a total of 6,888 negative tests to date, which includes testing by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. 

According to IDPH, the locations and age ranges of the 73 individuals include:

  • Black Hawk County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Cedar County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Clay County, one adult (18-40 years)
  • Clinton County, two middle-age adults (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Dallas County, four adults (18-40 years)
  • Harrison County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Iowa County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Jasper County, one elderly adult (81+)
  • Johnson County, two adults (18-40 years), one middle-age (41-60 years)
  • Jones County, two adults (18-40 years), one middle-age (41-60 years)
  • Keokuk County, one adult (18-40 years)
  • Linn County, three adults (18-40 years), seven middle-age adults (41-60 years), seven older adults (61-80 years), two elderly (81+)
  • Marshall County, one adult (18-40 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Muscatine County, two middle-age (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Polk County, one child (0-17), five adults (18-40 years), three middle-age adults (41-60 years), four older adults (61-80 years), two elderly (81+)
  • Pottawattamie County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Scott County, two middle-age adults (41-60 years)
  • Sioux County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Tama County, one adult (18-40 years)
  • Warren County, two middle-age adults (41-60 years)
  • Washington County, three adults (18-40 years), two older adults (61-80 years), one elderly (81+)

A status report of monitoring and testing of COVID19 in Iowa is provided by IDPH and can be found here. Also, a public hotline has been established for Iowans with questions about COVID-19. The line is available 24/7 by calling 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431. The state of Iowa has started sharing the number of negative tests conducted at outside labs and is providing additional information on the conditions of those infected with COVID-19. 

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