O'Brien County's Bell-Times-Courier -

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Additional COVID-19 cases and deaths in Iowa, state taking all measures to protect at-risk population

Gov. Reynolds will hold a press conference tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. The press conference will be livestreamed and posted in full on Governor Reynolds' Facebook Page.


DES MOINES - The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 83 additional

positive cases for a total of 868 positive cases. There have been an additional 519 negative tests for

a total of 9,973 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and

other labs. An additional 8 deaths were reported to IDPH.

More than 10% of all positive cases in Iowa are occurring among long term care staff and residents.

More than 40% of all deaths in Iowa are associated with outbreaks in long-term care facilities. This

statistic underscores that COVID-19 pose...

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