Tuesday, the state of Iowa has released an updated dashboard on coronavirus.iowa.gov that will be updated daily to include comprehensive tracking of COVID-19 in Iowa. The new dashboard includes cases, deaths, and tests conducted in each county. The state will also be providing demographic information that was not previously provided as well as Iowa’s epidemiological curve.
Governor Reynolds, joined by Dr. Pedati and Sarah Reisetter at IDPH, highlighted the new dashboard at her daily press conference. View Tuesday’s press conference here.
The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 189 additional positive cases for a total of 1,899 positive cases. This includes 199 surveillance tests conducted of Tyson Plant employees, 86 of which were positive. There have been additional 481 negative tests for a total of 17,467 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.
According to IDPH, an additional 6 deaths were also reported, 163 hospitalized, and 790 Iowans have recovered.
The additional 6 deaths were reported in the following counties:
- Polk County, 1 adult (18-40)
- Pottawattamie County, 1 older adult (61-80)
- Linn County, 1 older adult (61-80), 1 middle-age adult (41-60)
- Scott County, 1 elderly adult (81+)
- Tama County, 1 elderly adult (81+)
The full dashboard can now be found on coronavirus.iowa.gov.