Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa March 26
by Kim Reynolds
November 16, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa– The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed 34 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 179 positive cases and  2,975 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

According to IDPH, the locations and age ranges of the 34 individuals include:

  • Appanoose County: One elderly adult (81+ years).
  • Black Hawk County: One middle-aged adult (41-60 years).
  • Cedar County, One middle-aged adult (41-60 years), one older adult (61-80 years), and one elderly adult (81+ years).
  • Clayton County: One adult (18-40 years).
  • Des Moines County: One adult (18-40 years).
  • Jasper County: One elderly adult (81+ years).
  • Johnson County: One adult (18-40 years), four middle-aged adults (41-60 years), and one older adult (61-80 years).
  • Linn County: One adult (18-40 years), three middle-aged adults (41-60 years), and one older adult (61-80 years).
  • Mahaska County: One older adult (61-80 years).
  • Monona County: One older adult (61-80 years).
  • Page County: One middle-aged adult (41-60 years).
  • Polk County: One adult (18-40 years), two middle-aged adults (41-60 years), and one older adult (61-80 years).
  • Pottawattamie County: One middle-aged adult (41-60 years).
  • Scott County: One elderly adult (81+ years) and three middle-aged adults (41-60 years).
  • Sioux County: One older adult (61-80 years).
  • Washington County: Two older adults (61-80 years).

You can view a status report of monitoring and testing of COVID-19 in Iowa, provided by the  IDPH, here.

In addition, you may contact a public hotline established for Iowans with questions about COVID-19, 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 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 on Reynolds’ Facebook page.

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