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DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reports 87 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 786 positive cases in 69 counties. IDPH also says that three more Iowans have died: an older adult (61-80 years) from Linn County, a middle-aged adult (41-60 years) from Henry County, and an older adult (61-80 years) from Polk County. 

The state has seen, thus far, 14 deaths related to COVID-19. The State Hygienic Lab and additional labs have processed a total of 9,454 negative tests to date. The IDPH also reports, of the cases that they have additional information about, there are 85 hospitalized, 68 have been discharged and are recovering, and 488 were never hospitalized.

According to IDPH, the locations and age ranges of the 87 individuals include:

  • Black Hawk County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Bremer County, one adult (18-40 years) 
  • Clinton County, one adult (18-40 years) 
  • Dubuque County, two middle-age adults (41-60 years)
  • Grundy County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Howard County, one adult (18-40 years) 
  • Iowa County, one adult (18-40 years) 
  • Jefferson County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Johnson County, seven adults (18-40 years), five middle-age adults (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Keokuk County, one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Lee County, one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Linn County, three adults (18-40 years), nine middle-age adults (41-60 years), six older adults (61-80 years), two elderly adults (81+)
  • Lyon County, one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Mills County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Muscatine County, one adult (18-40 years), three middle-age adults (41-60 years), one elderly adult (81+)
  • Plymouth County, two adults (18-40 years)
  • Polk County, one adult (18-40 years), four middle-age adults (41-60 years), four older adults (61-80 years) 
  • Pottawattamie County, one adult (18-40 years), one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Scott County, three adults (18-40 years), two middle-age adults (41-60 years), two elderly adults (81+)
  • Sioux County, one adult (18-40 years), one older adult (41-60 years)
  • Tama County, one adult (18-40 years), two older adults (61-80 years), four elderly adults (81+) 
  • Van Buren County, one older adult (41-60 years)
  • Warren County, one elderly adult (81+) 
  • Washington County, one adult (18-40 years), one middle-age adult (41-60 years), two older adults (61-80 years) 

IDPH provides a status report of monitoring and testing of COVID19 in Iowa 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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