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Additional death confirmed, 38 new cases in Iowa

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Posted at 12:34 PM, Mar 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-29 13:34:39-04

DES MOINES, Iowa. (KMTV) — The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced 38 new cases of coronavirus and one new death in the state on Sunday.

There are now a total of 336 positive cases in Iowa, with a total of 5,013 negative tests to date.

The health department says one Iowan with coronavirus passed away Sunday night -- an older adult (61-80 years old) from Linn County.

According to IDPH, the locations and age ranges of the new cases 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)

Four people have died from COVID-19 in Iowa.

See Iowa COVID-19 cases by county here.

Additionally, 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.