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County case numbers increase by 26 since Friday

Marshall County has 1,096 cases of COVID-19, an increase of 26 cases since Friday. The number of recovered cases in the county is 946. On Thursday, the Iowa Department of Public Health COVID-19 website indicated 951 people had recovered, a decrease of two as reported by the state website on Friday.

Marshall County is in the top eight counties in Iowa with the highest COVID-19 cases. The others are Polk with 7,437, an increase of 318 since Friday; Woodbury, 3,342, an increase of 40; Black Hawk, 2,510, an increase of 72; Buena Vista, 1,737, an increase of nine; Johnson, 1,449, an increase of 57; Dallas, 1,402, an increase of 46; and Linn, 1,384, an increase of 27.

A long-term care facility, Grandview Heights of Marshalltown, has an outbreak of 13 cases with one recovered.

Across the state, there have been 35,006 positive cases, a rise of 1,247 since Friday. Of the total, 26,211 have recovered – a decrease of 57 from the number of reported recoveries by the IDPH. The case numbers on the IDPH website are updated throughout the day.

There are 177 Iowans hospitalized with the virus. Of Sunday’s total, 54 are in intensive care units and 26 are on ventilators.

Hospital activity is displayed by regions on the IDPH website, coronavirus.iowa.gov. Marshall County is in Regional Medical Coordination Center Region 1, which has 54 hospitalized patients. Of the total hospitalized in Region 1, 13 are in intensive care units and 11 are on ventilators.

There have been 19 COVID-19 deaths in Marshall County and 749 statewide.

Across the state, 374,890 tests have been conducted. Plus, 878,026 Test Iowa assessments have been conducted – 3,067 in Marshall County.

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