Iowa Tops 1,000 COVID-19 Cases, One New Death Reported 1

DES MOINES, Iowa — The latest number of Iowans who have tested positive for COVID-19 has been released by Gov. Kim Reynolds during her daily update Tuesday morning. There are 102 new cases and one more Iowan has died from coronavirus.

As of Tuesday morning, that brings the total number of positive cases in Iowa to 1,048. Gov. Reynolds also said there have been 1,017 negative tests reported.

A total of 26 Iowans have now died because of complications of COVID-19. The most recent death was an elderly person from Benton County.

There are 104 currently hospitalized coronavirus patients and 341 patients have recovered.

The locations and ages of the most recent people who have tested positive for COVID-19 have not yet been released by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

These cases represent the newest diagnosed cases and not all of the cases statewide. The IDPH provides a status report on its monitoring efforts and testing here, which includes all of the positive tests.

A public hotline has been established for questions about COVID-19 in Iowa. It is available 24/7 by calling 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431.

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