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Iowa reports 417 more positive coronavirus cases

IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa Athletics Department announced four additional positive coronavirus tests on Monday along with one negative test.

The new cases bring the number of positive tests in the athletics department to 21 on 392 total tests. The department is not disclosing which sports the positive tests stem from or if they are athletes or staff.

Statewide, the number of confirmed cases rose Monday by 417 to 31,660. The state’s health department also reported two more deaths, bringing the total to 723.

For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness.

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