DES MOINES, Iowa–The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed 21 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 145 positive cases. They have received a total of 2,578 negative test results to date, which include testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.
According to the IDPH, the locations and age ranges of the 21 individuals include:
- Allamakee County: One middle-aged adult (41-60 years).
- Benton County: Two middle-aged adults (41-60 years).
- Hancock County: One middle-aged adult (41-60 years).
- Johnson County: Four adults (18-40 years), one middle-aged adult (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years).
- Linn County: One middle-aged adult (41-60 years).
- Muscatine County: One adult (18-40 years).
- Polk County: Three older adults (61-80 years).
- Poweshiek County: Two older adults (61-80 years).
- Scott County: Two middle-aged adults (41-60 years).
- Washington County: Two adults (18-40 years).
You can find a status report of monitoring and testing of COVID19 in Iowa, provided by IDPH, here.
In addition, you may contact a hotline established for Iowans with questions about COVID-19 24/7 by calling 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431. The state of Iowa shares the number of negative tests conducted at outside labs and additional information on the conditions of those infected with COVID-19.
Governor Kim Reynolds will hold a press conference today at 2:30 p.m. You may view the press conference will on Reynolds’ Facebook Page.