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Marshall County has 915 confirmed cases

As of Friday, there are 915 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Marshall County, a rise of six cases since Thursday. Of the total, 546 Marshall County residents have recovered.

Marshall County is in the top seven counties with the highest COVID-19 cases. The others are Polk with 4,610; Woodbury, 2,859; Black Hawk, 1,787; Buena Vista, 1,062; Linn, 976; and Dallas, 951.

Across the state, there have been 21,095 positive cases. Of those, 12,510 have recovered. The case numbers on the Iowa Department of Public Health COVID-19 website are updated throughout the day.

There are 299 Iowans hospitalized with the virus. Of those, 102 are in intensive care units and 62 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 117 hospitalized patients. Of those, 28 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 591 statewide.

There have been 179,815 tests conducted. Across the state, 619,322 Test Iowa assessments have been conducted – 2,245 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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