DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 88 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 424 positive cases in 56 counties. There have been a total of 6,162 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+) of Linn County, one elderly adult (81+) of Washington County. 

According to IDPH, the locations and age ranges of the 88 individuals include:

  • Audubon County, one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Benton County, one middle-aged adult (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years), one elderly adult (81+)
  • Cedar County, one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Cerro Gordo County, one middle-aged adult (41-60 years)
  • Clinton County, one middle-aged adult (41-60 years)
  • Crawford County, one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Dallas County, three adults (18-40 years), one middle-aged adult (41-60 years)
  • Dubuque County, three middle-aged adults (41-60 years), two older adults (61-80 years),
  • Guthrie County, one middle-aged adult (41-60 years)
  • Iowa County, one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Jackson County, one adult (18-40 years)
  • Jasper County, one elderly adult (81+)
  • Johnson County,  two middle-aged adults (41-60 years), three older adults (61-80 years)
  • Jones County, one adult (18-40 years)
  • Linn County, nine adults (18-40 years), eight middle-aged adults (41-60 years), six older adults (61-80 years), six elderly adults (81+)
  • Monona County, one child (0-17 years), one adult (18-40 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Muscatine County, one middle-aged adult (41-60 years), two older adults (61-80 years)
  • Polk County, two children (0-17 years), two adults (18-40 years), six middle-aged adults (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Scott County, one adult (18-40 years), two middle-aged adults (41-60 years), three older adults (61-80 years)
  • Shelby County, one adult (18-40 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Tama County, one adult (18-40 years) 
  • Van Buren County, one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Washington County, one adult (18-40 years), three middle-aged adults (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)

A status report of monitoring and testing of COVID19 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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