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Additional COVID-19 Cases in Iowa; Additional Death Confirmed (4/8/20)

Additional COVID-19 Cases in Iowa; Additional Death Confirmed (4/8/20)

Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Wednesday, April 8, 2020/Categories: IDPH News

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The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 97 additional positive cases for a total of 1,145 positive cases. There have been an additional 1,151 negative tests for a total of 12,821 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. 

According to IDPH, an additional 1 death was also reported. This additional death was not mentioned at the governor’s press conference earlier today: 

Linn County, 1 elderly adult (81+)

According to IDPH, the locations and age ranges of the 97 individuals include:

Allamakee County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)

Benton County, 1 child (0-17 years)

Black Hawk County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 3 middle-age adults (41-60 years)

Cedar County, 3 adults (18-40 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)

Clinton County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 1 middle-age adult (41-60 years)

Crawford County, 1 adult (18-40 years)

Harrison County, 1 adult (18-40 years)

Henry County, 2 adults (18-40 years)

Johnson County, 10 adults (18-40 years), 1 middle-age adult (41-60 years), 2 older adult (61-80 years)

Linn County, 1 child (0-17 years), 4 adults (18-40 years), 1 middle-age adult (41-60 years), 3 older adults (61-80 years), 2 elderly adults (81+)

Louisa County, 4 adults (18-40 years), 5 middle-age adults (41-60 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)

Marshall County, 1 adult (18-40 years)

Muscatine County, 4 adults (18-40 years), 5 middle-age adults (41-60 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)

Polk County, 2 adults (18-40 years), 4 middle-age adults (41-60 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)

Pottawattamie County, 1 middle-age adult (41-60 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)

Scott County, 4 adults (18-40 years), 7 middle-age adults (41-60 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)

Tama County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 1 middle-age adult (41-60 years), 2 older adults (61-80 years)

Warren County, 1 elderly adult (81+)

Washington County, 3 adults (18-40 years), 1 middle-age adult (41-60 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)

Webster County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)

Woodbury County, 2 middle-age adults (41-60 years)

Worth County, 1 middle-age adult (41-60 years)

A status report of monitoring and testing of COVID19 in Iowa is provided by IDPH and can be found here. In addition, a public hotline has been established for Iowans with questions about COVID-19. The line is 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 is providing additional information on the conditions of those infected with COVID-19. 

 

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