Positive COVID-19 cases in Iowa by county as of 4-8-20.

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reports 97 additional positive cases for a total of 1,145 positive cases in 79 counties. A further 1,151 negative tests were processed for a total of 12,821 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. 

IDPH also reports an additional one death for a total of 27 COVID-19 related deaths in Iowa, the latest death was an elderly adult (81+) from Linn County.

There are currently 122 Iowans hospitalized, 431 have recovered, and 646 were never hospitalized.

According to IDPH, the locations and age ranges of the 97 individuals include:

  • Allamakee County, one adult (18-40 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Benton County, one child (0-17 years)
  • Black Hawk County, one adult (18-40 years), three middle-age adults (41-60 years)
  • Cedar County, three adults (18-40 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Clinton County, one adult (18-40 years), one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Crawford County, 1 adult (18-40 years)
  • Harrison County, 1 adult (18-40 years)
  • Henry County, 2 adults (18-40 years)
  • Johnson County, ten adults (18-40 years), one middle-age adult (41-60 years), two older adults (61-80 years)
  • Linn County, one child (0-17 years), four adults (18-40 years), one middle-age adult (41-60 years), three older adults (61-80 years), two elderly adults (81+)
  • Louisa County, four adults (18-40 years), five middle-age adults (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Marshall County, 1 adult (18-40 years)
  • Muscatine County, four adults (18-40 years), five middle-age adults (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Polk County, two adults (18-40 years), four middle-age adults (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Pottawattamie County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Scott County, four adults (18-40 years), seven middle-age adults (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Tama County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 1 middle-age adult (41-60 years), 2 older adults (61-80 years)
  • Warren County, one elderly adult (81+)
  • Washington County, three adults (18-40 years), one middle-age adult (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Webster County, one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Woodbury County, two middle-age adults (41-60 years)
  • Worth County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)

IDPH provides a status report of monitoring and testing of COVID-19 found here. Also, Iowans with questions about COVID-19 can call 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431 24/7. 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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