Clay County is now up to seven confirmed cases of COVID-19. On Tuesday, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported the new case, an adult between 18 and 40 years old. The county’s number of recovered cases is still three. None of Clay County’s active cases are hospitalized, according to the department (IDPH). A total of 160 people have now been tested in Clay County as of 10 a.m. Monday.
Clay County now has six confirmed cases of COVID-19. The Iowa Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed the new person confirmed to have the disease is a middle age adult between 41 and 60 years old. Two of Clay County’s previous COVID-19 cases were middle age adults. The other previous cases were two older adults between the ages of 61 and 80 and an adult between the age of 18 and 40. Three of the previously reported cases in Clay County have recovered, according to the department (IDPH).
Clay County’s fourth confirmed case of COVID-19 is an older adult, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported Thursday. The older adult, which the department defines as a person between 61 and 80 years old, is the county’s second in that age range. The previous three confirmed cases in Clay County have all recovered. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Thursday reported 467 additional confirmed cases across the state. Iowa now has 6,843 positive cases.
DES MOINES – Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 191 additional positive COVID-19 cases for a total of 2,332 positive cases. There have been additional 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.
According to IDPH, an additional 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)
The state of Iowa has released an updated dashboard on coronavirus.iowa.gov that will be updated daily to include comprehensive tracking of COVID-19 in Iowa. The new dashboard includes cases, deaths, and tests conducted in each county. The state is now providing demographic information that was not previously provided as well as Iowa’s epidemiological curve.
The Iowa Department of Public Health has reported a second confirmed case of COVID-19 in Clay County. The person who tested positive is an adult between 41 and 60 years old, according to the IDPH. On Thursday, the IDPH stated it had been notified of 66 more positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19. That brings the state’s positive case total to 613. The novel coronavirus has also begun to spread in other northwest Iowa counties.
A woman in Clay County has tested positive for COVID-19, the Iowa Department of Public Health confirmed on Tuesday. The woman is Clay County’s first positive case. She is 18 to 40 years old, according to a press release from Spencer Hospital. The woman is recovering at home in isolation. In the press release, Dr. Amanda Young, Spencer Hospital Medical Staff President, stated “it was a matter of time” before COVID-19 reached northwest Iowa.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynods has issued a state of public health disaster emergency effective at noon today until April 16 that implements steps requiring social distancing and limiting community spread of COVID-19. According to a press release from the governor’s office, those steps include temporary requirements that restaurants move to drive-thru, take out and delivery services only. Bars, fitness centers, theaters, casinos, senior centers and other recreational facilities must also close. Gatherings of more than 10 people are also prohibited. The restrictions applying to restaurants, bars, certain other businesses and gatherings are in effect through March 31.