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Iowa COVID-19 cases grow by 482, 4 more deaths reported

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Posted at 3:15 PM, Apr 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-21 16:15:30-04

DES MOINES, Iowa. (KMTV) — The Iowa Department of Public Health announced an additional 482 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday and four more deaths.

According to the health department, the deaths were reported in the following counties:

  • Linn County, 1 elderly adult (81+)
  • Polk County, 1 older adult (61-80 years), 2 elderly adults (81+)

Iowa now has a total of 3,641 positive cases.

The health department says there's been an additional 1,313 negative tests and 23,974 negative tests to date.

Additionally, there are 214 Iowans currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

A total of 1,293 Iowans have recovered.