IA Gov. Kim Reynolds holds coronavirus briefing 4/17/20

Kim Reynolds
Posted at 11:01 AM, Apr 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-17 14:48:12-04

DES MOINES, Iowa (KMTV) — On Friday, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and other officials held a coronavirus briefing.

The Iowa Department of Pubic Health and the governor's office provided the following information on new cases in the state:

  • 91 additional positive cases for a total of 2,332 positive cases
  • 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
  • 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)

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