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    State of Iowa releases updated Coronavirus Dashboard, additional cases and deaths confirmed in Iowa

    Kim Reynolds
    Kim Reynoldshttps://governor.iowa.gov/about-the-governor
    As Iowa’s 43rd Governor, Kim Reynolds is determined to make sure that Iowa’s success is every Iowan’s success. Whether it’s preparing Iowans for cutting-edge careers, fighting for education, improving healthcare and mental health access, or empowering our rural communities, Kim’s priorities are making a difference in all four corners of the state. Her vision keeps Iowans at the center of all decisions, especially in the area of fiscal responsibility. Kim knows that when Iowa taxpayers are able to keep more of their money, great things happen. She also believes in redemption. Kim’s justice reform initiatives carefully balance second chances with victim rights. As Governor, Kim’s strong voice for international trade, agriculture, and advanced manufacturing is opening new markets and maintaining relationships with leaders in China, Mexico, Canada, Israel, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, Germany, Brazil and Argentina, to name just a few. Although she’s traveled the world telling Iowa’s story, Kim is still a small-town girl at heart with common-sense values. These principles are reflected in the Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa initiative and Future Ready Iowa. At age 57, Kim earned a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University. Then, nearly two years later, on Nov. 4, 2018, she was elected by Iowans to become their first woman Governor. Family means everything to Kim and her husband, Kevin. They have three daughters (Jennifer, Nicole and Jessica) who are happily married, and Kim and Kevin love spending time with their 10 very active grandchildren.

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    DES MOINES – Today, the state of Iowa has released an updated dashboard on coronavirus.iowa.gov that will be updated daily to include comprehensive tracking of COVID-19 in Iowa. The new dashboard includes cases, deaths, and tests conducted in each county. The state will also be providing demographic information that was not previously provided as well as Iowa’s epidemiological curve. 

    Governor Reynolds, joined by Dr. Pedati and Sarah Reisetter at IDPH, highlighted the new dashboard at her daily press conference. View today’s press conference here

    The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 189 additional positive cases for a total of 1,899 positive cases. This includes 199 surveillance tests conducted of Tyson Plant employees, 86 of which were positive. There have been additional 481 negative tests for a total of 17,467 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. 

    According to IDPH, an additional 6 deaths were also reported, 163 hospitalized, and 790 Iowans have recovered. 

    The additional 6 deaths were reported in the following counties:

    • Polk County, 1 adult (18-40) 
    • Pottawattamie County, 1 older adult (61-80)
    • Linn County, 1 older adult (61-80), 1 middle-age adult (41-60) 
    • Scott County, 1 elderly adult (81+) 
    • Tama County, 1 elderly adult (81+)

    The full dashboard can now be found on coronavirus.iowa.gov.  

    This content provided by the Office of the Governor of Iowa, Kim Reynolds as a press release.

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