10 more cases confirmed in Marshall County
Ten new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Marshall County on Wednesday, bringing the total to 988. The number of recovered cases in the county increased to 614, a rise of six since Tuesday.
Marshall County is in the top seven counties with the highest COVID-19 cases. The others are Polk with 5,592; Woodbury, 3,087; Black Hawk, 1,919; Buena Vista, 1,673; Linn, 1,113; and Dallas, 1,084.
Across the state, there have been 26,602 positive cases, a rise of 249 since Tuesday. Of the total, 15,453 have recovered. The case numbers on the Iowa Department of Public Health COVID-19 website are updated throughout the day.
The number of Iowans with COVID-19 in the hospital continue to decrease. There are 140 Iowans hospitalized with the virus. Of Tuesday’s total, 43 are in intensive care units and 25 are on ventilators.
Hospital activity is displayed by regions on the Iowa Department of Pubic Health website, coronavirus.iowa.gov. Marshall County is in Regional Medical Coordination Center Region 1, which has 52 hospitalized patients. Of the total hospitalized in Region 1, 17 are in intensive care units and 11 are on ventilators.
There have been 18 COVID-19 deaths in Marshall County and 690 statewide.
Across the state, 268,435 tests have been conducted. Plus, 776,461 Test Iowa assessments have been conducted – 2,841 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.