• Sat. May 8th, 2021

Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, additional deaths confirmed on April 17th

Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, additional deaths confirmed on April 17th

DES MOINES, IA (STL.News) Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 191 additional positive cases for a total of 2,332 positive cases.  There have been additional 926 negative tests for a total of 19,460 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

According to IDPH, an additional 4 deaths were also reported, 183 are currently hospitalized, and 1,007 Iowans have recovered.

The additional 4 deaths were reported in the following counties:

  • Black Hawk County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Scott County, 1 older adult (61-80) years)
  • Tama County, 1 elderly adult (81+)
  • Washington County, 1 older adult (61-80) years)

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 is now providing demographic information that was not previously provided as well as Iowa’s epidemiological curve.

Marty Smith

Marty Smith

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