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Iowa reports 21 positive coronavirus cases; state's total up to 145

Posted at 11:07 AM, Mar 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-25 19:21:06-04

DES MOINES, Iowa (KMTV) - The Iowa Department of Public Health announced 21 additional positive cases of Iowans with coronavirus on Wednesday.

There has now been a total of 145 positive coronavirus cases in Iowa. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health, the locations and age ranges of the 21 new cases include:

  • Black Hawk, 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)
  • Buchanan County, 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)
  • Cedar County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Dallas County, 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)
  • Jasper County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Johnson County, 1 middle-aged adult, 1 older adult
  • Muscatine County, 2 older adults (61-80)
  • Polk County, 3 adults, 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Poweshiek County 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Story County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Tama County, 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)
  • Warren County, 1 adult (18-40 years)
  • Washington County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)

There have been a total of 2,578 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

A public hotline has been established for Iowans with questions about coronavirus. The line is available 24/7 by calling 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431.