DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 56 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 235 positive cases. There have been a total of 3,740 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. 

According to IDPH, two Iowans with COVID-19 passed away last night, one elderly adult (81+ years) from Poweshiek County and one older adult (61-80 years) from Allamakee County. This brings the total COVID-19 deaths in Iowa to three.

According to IDPH, the locations and age ranges of the 56 individuals include:

  • Benton County,  One middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Black Hawk County, Two middle-age adults (41-60 years)
  • Butler County, One older adult (61-80 years)
  • Cedar County, One middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Cerro Gordo County, One older adult (61-80 years)
  • Clinton County, One middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Dallas County,  One adult (18-40 years), 1 elderly adult (81+)
  • Dickinson County, One older adult (61-80 years)
  • Dubuque County, Two middle-age adults (41-60 years)
  • Hardin County, One middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Harrison County, One middle-age adult (41-60 years), 3 older adults (61-80 years)
  • Henry County, One elderly adult (81+)
  • Iowa County, One adult (18-40 years)
  • Johnson County, Two adults (18-40 years),  five middle-age (41-60 years), two older adults (61-80 years)
  • Linn County, three adults (18-40 years), seven older adults (61-80 years)
  • Mahaska County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Monona County, one elderly adult (81+)
  • Marshall County, one adult (18-40 years)
  • Montgomery County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Muscatine County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Page County, one older (61-80 years)
  • Polk County,  one adult (18-40 years), one middle-age adult (41-60 years), two older adults (61-80 years)
  • Tama County, one elderly adult (81+)
  • Washington County, one adult (18-40 years), two older adults (61-80 years)
  • Webster County, one adult (18-40 years)
  • Winneshiek County, one adult (18-40 years)
  • Woodbury County, one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Wright County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)

A status report of monitoring and testing of COVID-19 in Iowa is provided by IDPH and can be found here. In addition, 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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