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Cases of COVID-19 in Iowa rise to 179

DES MOINES, Iowa (KTIV) -- Iowa health officials are reporting 34 additional cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the state. This brings the state's total up to 179.

So far, health officials say there have been a total of 2,975 negative tests in the state. There has only been one confirmed death from COVID-19 in Iowa. As of March 26, 31 people are currently hospitalized while 15 have been discharged and are now at home recovering.

According to the Iowa Department of Public Health, the locations and age ranges of the 34 new cases include:

  • Appanoose County, 1 elderly adult (81+)
  • Black Hawk County, 1 middle-age adult (18-40 years)
  • Cedar County, 1 middle-age (18-40 years), 1 older (61-80 years), 1 elderly (81+)
  • Clayton County, 1 adult (18-40 years)
  • Des Moines County, 1 adult (18-40 years)
  • Jasper County, 1 elderly (81+)
  • Johnson County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 4 middle-aged adults (41-60 years), 1 older (61-80 years)
  • Linn County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 3 middle-aged adults (41-60 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Mahaska County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Monona County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Page County, 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)
  • Polk County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 2 middle-aged (41-60 years), 1 older (61-80 years)
  • Pottawattamie County, 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)
  • Scott County, 1 elderly, 3 middle-aged (41-60 years)
  • Sioux County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Washington County, 2 older adults (61-80 years)

A status report of monitoring and testing of COVID19 in Iowa is provided by IDPH and can be found here.

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will hold a press conference Thursday at 2:30 p.m. KTIV will be broadcasting it online and on channel 4.1.

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Dean Welte

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