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One more COVID-19 death in Iowa — 38 more cases, 2 in Cerro Gordo — watch Reynolds Sunday press conference here

first_imgOFFICE OF THE GOVERNORGovernor Kim Reynolds ★ Lt. Governor Adam GreggFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, Mar. 29, 2020Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, additional death confirmed Below is today’s statement from the office of Governor Reynolds. You can watch her press conference here or listen to it live on AM-1300 KGLO and kgloam.com starting at 2:30 PM. DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 38 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 336 positive cases. There have been a total of 5,013 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.According to IDPH, one Iowan with COVID-19 passed away last night, an older adult (61-80 years) from Linn County.According to IDPH, the locations and age ranges of the 38 individuals include:Cedar County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)Cerro Gordo County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)Dallas County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)Dubuque County, 1 child (0-17 years), 2 middle-aged adults (41-60 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)Henry County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)Iowa County, 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)Jasper County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)Johnson County, 2 adults (18-40), 2 middle-aged adults (41-60 years)Linn County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 3 middle-aged adults (41-60 years), 2 older adults (61-80 years)Marshall County, 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)Polk County, 2 adults (18-40 years), 2 middle-aged adults (41-60 years) 5 older adults (61-80 years),1 elderly adult (81+)Tama County, 1 adult (18-40 years)Washington County, 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years), 1 elderly adult (81+)Winneshiek County 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)Woodbury County, 1 adult (18-40 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.center_img Gov. Reynolds will hold a press conference today at 2:30 p.m. The press conference will be livestreamed and posted in full on Governor Reynolds’ Facebook Page.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LmDF0M8U2glast_img

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