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COVID-19 claims two more lives in Marshall County this week

Two more lives were lost to COVID-19 this week in Marshall County.

According to USAfacts.org there have been 20 new cases of COVID-19 which contrasts with the Iowa Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) COVID-19 website which reported 23 new cases of COVID-19.

USAfacts is reporting a total of 1,745 cases in Marshall County and IDPH is reporting a total of 1,752 cases.

USAfacts is reporting a total of 32 deaths from COVID-19 in Marshall County and IDPH is reporting 34 deaths.

At least 1,234 Iowans have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic began in March, according to USAfacts.org, while IDPH is reporting 1,251 overall deaths in Iowa from the virus.

Last week ended with 72,272 confirmed cases in Iowa and this week comes to a close with 77,278 cases — an increase of 5,006 in seven days.

There are no long term care facility outbreaks.

According to the IDPH data:

Race:

• Caucasians: 69 percent

• Latino: 14 percent

• Asian: 3 percent

• African American: 6 percent

• Native American: 1 percent

• Native Hawaiian: 1 percent

Sex:

• Male: 49 percent

• Female: 50 percent

Age:

• 18 to 40: 49 percent

• 41 to 60: 27 percent

• 61 to 80: 13 percent

• 81+: 4 percent

• 18 and younger: 8 percent

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Contact Thomas Nelson at 641-753-6611 or tnelson@timesrepublican.com

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