Marshall County has 991 cases of COVID-19

Three new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Marshall County on Thursday, bringing the total to 991. The number of recovered cases in the county increased to 615, a rise of one since Wednesday.

Marshall County is in the top seven counties with the highest COVID-19 cases. The others are Polk with 5,683; Woodbury, 3,096; Black Hawk, 1,941; Buena Vista, 1,678; Linn, 1,136; and Dallas, 1,097.

Across the state, there have been 27,096 positive cases, a rise of 494 since Wednesday. Of the total, 16,968 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 137 Iowans hospitalized with the virus. Of Thursday’s total, 42 are in intensive care units and 26 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 47 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 694 statewide.

Across the state, 275,458 tests have been conducted. Plus, 784,861 Test Iowa assessments have been conducted – 2,859 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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