Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, two more deaths March 27
by Kim Reynolds
November 16, 2020

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed 56 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 235 positive cases and a total of 3,740 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

According to IDPH, two Iowans with COVID-19 passed away last night, one elderly adult (81+ years) from Poweshiek County and one older adult (61-80 years) from Allamakee County. This brings the total COVID-19 deaths in Iowa to three.

According to IDPH, the locations and age ranges of the 56 individuals include:

  • Benton County: One middle-age adult (41-60 years).
  • Black Hawk County: Two middle-age adults (41-60 years).
  • Butler County: One older adult (61-80 years).
  • Cedar County: One middle-age adult (41-60 years).
  • Cerro Gordo County: One older adult (61-80 years).
  • Clinton County: One middle-age adult (41-60 years).
  • Dallas County: One adult (18-40 years) and one elderly adult (81+ years).
  • Dickinson County: One older adult (61-80 years).
  • Dubuque County: Two middle-age adults (41-60 years).
  • Hardin County: One middle-age adult (41-60 years).
  • Harrison County: One middle-age adult (41-60 years) and Three older adults (61-80 years).
  • Henry County: One elderly adult (81+ years)
  • Iowa County: One adult (18-40 years).
  • Johnson County: Two adults (18-40 years), five middle-aged adults (41-60 years), and two older adults (61-80 years).
  • Linn County: Three adults (18-40 years) and seven older adults (61-80 years)
  • Mahaska County: One middle-age adult (41-60 years).
  • Monona County: One elderly adult (81+ years).
  • Marshall County: One adult (18-40 years).
  • Montgomery County: One middle-age adult (41-60 years).
  • Muscatine County: One middle-age adult (41-60 years).
  • Page County: One older adult (61-80 years).
  • Polk County: One adult (18-40 years), one middle-age adult (41-60 years), and two older adults (61-80 years).
  • Tama County: One elderly adult (81+ years).
  • Washington County: One adult (18-40 years) and two older adults (61-80 years).
  • Webster County: One adult (18-40 years).
  • Winneshiek County: One adult (18-40 years).
  • Woodbury County: One older adult (61-80 years).
  • Wright County: One middle-age adult (41-60 years).

You may view a status report of monitoring and testing of COVID19 in Iowa, provided by the IDPH, here.

In addition, you may call a public 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 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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