Iowa confirms 534 more cases of COVID-19, four additional deaths

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DES MOINES, Iowa (KCAU) – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed 534 more cases of COVID-19.

The state’s total number of cases is 9,703.

85% of new positive cases on Monday are in the 22 counties where restrictions remain in place.

Health officials reported four additional virus-related deaths in the state, raising the death toll to 188.

According to the IDPH, the four new deaths are:

  • Appanoose County: one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Jasper County: one older adult (61-80 years)
  • Poweshiek County: one elderly adult (81+)
  • Wapello County: one older adult (61-80 years)

Governor Reynolds said in her news conference Monday that one more long-term care facility in Iowa has an outbreak of the virus.

Health officials said that 3,486 people have recovered from COVID-19, which is a 36% recovery rate.

IDPH reports an additional 3,441 negative tests for a total of 47,458 negative tests as of May 4 that includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

The state’s health department mentions that a total of 57,161 people have been tested for the virus, which means that 1 in 55 Iowans have already been tested.

For the full list of counties in Iowa that are in Siouxland with confirmed and recovered cases, along with how many have died from COVID-19, see below.

  • Woodbury: 1,252 confirmed, 277 recovered, two deaths
  • Crawford: 78 confirmed, 20 recovered, one death
  • Plymouth: 27 confirmed, seven recovered
  • Sioux: 23 confirmed, eight recovered
  • Harrison: 16 confirmed, 15 recovered
  • Lyon: 15 confirmed, seven recovered
  • Osceola: 13 confirmed, eight recovered
  • O’Brien: 11 confirmed, four recovered
  • Buena Vista: 11 confirmed, three recovered
  • Monona: 10 confirmed, seven recovered
  • Dickinson: six confirmed, four recovered
  • Clay: six confirmed, three recovered
  • Carroll: five confirmed, two recovered
  • Cherokee: four confirmed, two recovered
  • Pocahontas: three confirmed, two recovered
  • Calhoun: one confirmed, zero recovered
  • Sac: one confirmed, zero recovered

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