COVID-19 cases in Iowa by county as of Tuesday, April 7, 2020.
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DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reports 102 additional positive cases of COVID-19 for a total of 1,048 positive cases in 78 counties. They also noted 1,017 negative tests for a total of 11,670 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. 

Gov. Kim Reynolds during her press conference at the State Emergency Operations Center in Johnston, Iowa, on Tuesday morning, said that 11 percent of the positive cases are long-term care facility residents and staff.

IDPH also reports an additional one death for a total of 26 COVID-19 related deaths in Iowa, the latest death was an elderly adult (81+) from Benton County. Reynolds pointed out that 46 percent of the deaths have been long-term care facility residents.

There are currently 104 Iowans hospitalized. Reynolds reported 341 Iowans who tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered. IDPH reports that 646 of those who tested positive were never hospitalized.

According to IDPH, the locations and age ranges of the 102 individuals include:

  • Benton County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Black Hawk County, three adults (18-40 years)
  • Buena Vista County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Delaware County, one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Des Moines County, two older adults (61-80 years)
  • Dubuque County, one adult (18-40 years), one middle age (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Greene County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Hamilton County, one adult (18-40 years)
  • Henry County, one child (0-17 years), one adult (18-40 years), two middle-age adults (41-60 years)
  • Johnson County, ten adults (18-40 years), four middle-age adults (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years), one elderly adult (81+)
  • Linn County, four adults (18-40 years), five middle-age adults (41-60 years), two older adults (61-80 years)
  • Louisa County, seven adults (18-40 years), three middle-age adults (41-60 years), three older adults (61-80 years)
  • Mahaska County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Marion County, one adult (18-40 years)
  • Marshall County, two adults (18-40 years)
  • Muscatine County, two children (0-17 years), three adults (18-40 years), three middle-age adults (41-60 years), two older adults (61-80 years)
  • Polk County, one adult (18-40 years), one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Pottawattamie County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Scott County, six adults (18-40 years), five middle-age adults (41-60 years), three older adults (61-80 years)
  • Story County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Tama County, three older adults (61-80 years), three elderly (81+)
  • Warren County, one middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Washington County, one adult (18-40 years), one middle-age adult (41-60 years), two older adults (61-80 years), one elderly (81+)
  • Woodbury County, one adult (18-40 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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