More than 800 cases confirmed in Marshall County

DES MOINES — As of Monday, Marshall County has 809 cases of COVID-19. There have been 400 residents who have recovered.

Marshall County is in the top five of Iowa counties with the highest number of COVID-19 cases. The other counties with higher numbers are Polk with 3,001; Woodbury, 2,278; Black Hawk, 1,603; and Linn, 899.

Marshall County has two recorded outbreaks in long-term care facilities. The Iowa Veterans Home has had 32 positive cases of COVID-19 and Accura HealthCare of Marshalltown has had 25 cases.

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 304 new cases on Monday. There are 14,955 positive cases in the state. Of those, 7,324 have recovered.

There are 382 Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 121 are in intensive care units and 85 are on ventilators.

Also, 355 Iowans — five from Marshall County — have died from COVID-19, with four deaths confirmed Monday.

The age group with the highest percentage of deaths — 46 percent — is 80 and older. The age group 61 to 80 has 42 percent of the deaths; 41 to 60, 10 percent; and 18 to 40, 2 percent.

Marshall County is in Regional Medical Coordination Centers Region 1 with 24 other counties. The most populous in the region is Polk.

In Region 1, 180 patients are in the hospital; 48 are in intensive care units and 33 are on ventilators.

There have been 103,148 tests conducted.

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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