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2 more cases confirmed in Marshall County

As of Tuesday, there are 898 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Marshall County, a rise of two cases since Monday. Of the total, 540 Marshall County residents have recovered.

Marshall County is in the top six counties with the highest COVID-19 cases. The others are Polk with 4,342; Woodbury, 2,786; Black Hawk, 1,759; Linn, 958; and Dallas, 924.

Across the state, there have been 20,016 positive cases. Of those, 11,705 have recovered. The case numbers on the Iowa Department of Public Health COVID-19 website are updated throughout the day.

There are 327 Iowans hospitalized with the virus. Of those, 114 are in intensive care units and 76 are on ventilators.

Marshall County has two recorded outbreaks in long-term care facilities. The Iowa Veterans Home has had 34 positive cases of COVID-19, with 16 recovered and Accura HealthCare of Marshalltown has had 55 cases, with 24 recovered.

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 136 hospitalized patients. Of those, 31 are in intensive care units and 17 are on ventilators.

There have been 16 COVID-19 deaths in Marshall County and 561 statewide.

There have been 164,118 tests conducted. Across the state, 606,974 Test Iowa assessments have been conducted – 2,188 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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