One new COVID-19 case in Marshall County

DES MOINES — Marshall County only had one additional case of COVID-19 during the last 24 hours.

As of Saturday, Marshall County has 892 cases of COVID-19, a rise of one case.

Marshall County remains in the top five of Iowa counties with the highest number of COVID-19 cases. The other counties with higher numbers are Polk with 4,137; Woodbury, 2,734; Black Hawk, 1,734; and Linn, 948.

Overall Iowa had an increase of 211 bringing the state’s total number of cases to 19,167.

Of those, 10,936 have recovered.

Also, 530 Iowans have died from COVID-19 and 16 of those deaths were residents of Marshall County.

Marshall County makes up 3 percent of the state’s COVID-19 related deaths and 4.6 percent of Iowa’s total confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Marshall County is one the top ten states with the highest number of COVID-19 related tests. The counties tied or with more deaths are Polk with 124 deaths, Linn with 76 deaths, Black Hawk with 44 deaths, Muscatine 41 deaths, Woodbury with 34 deaths, Tama with 27 deaths, Dallas with 20 deaths, Dubuque with 18 deaths and Jasper with 16 deaths.

Marshall County has two recorded outbreaks in long-term care facilities. The Iowa Veterans Home has had 32 positive cases of COVID-19, with 16 recovered and Accura HealthCare of Marshalltown has had 55 cases, with 20 recovered.

In Iowa 150,114 people have been tested for COVID-19 with about 5 percent of Iowa’s population having been tested.

Across the state, 558,277 Test Iowa assessments have been conducted – 2,005 in Marshall County.

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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