Almost 910 cases in Marshall County
As of Thursday, there are 909 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Marshall County, a rise of 11 cases since Tuesday. Of the total, 543 Marshall County residents have recovered.
Marshall County is in the top seven counties with the highest COVID-19 cases. The others are Polk with 4,520; Woodbury, 2,836; Black Hawk, 1,773; Buena Vista, 973; Linn, 968; and Dallas, 938.
Across the state, there have been 20,706 positive cases. Of those, 12,233 have recovered. The case numbers on the Iowa Department of Public Health COVID-19 website are updated throughout the day.
There are 310 Iowans hospitalized with the virus. Of those, 105 are in intensive care units and 70 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 132 hospitalized patients. Of those, 29 are in intensive care units and 15 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.
There have been 18 COVID-19 deaths in Marshall County and 580 statewide.
There have been 174,129 tests conducted. Across the state, 616,087 Test Iowa assessments have been conducted – 2,231 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.