Iowa Reports More Than 100 New Cases, Seven Deaths
Figures released by the Iowa Department of Public Health Wednesday morning show 3,748 total cases, 107 more than were reported on Tuesday.
Health officials also announced seven additional deaths, increasing the total number in Iowa to 90.
KWWL reports Black Hawk County now has more confirmed cases than any other county, with 511. Linn County has 469, Polk County 438, and Johnson County has 396.
During her daily press brief Wednesday, Gov. Kim Reynolds said 1,428 Iowans – or 38-percent of those who tested positive -- have recovered from the coronavirus. The governor announced an outbreak at St. Francis Manor in Poweshiek County, the 11th long-term care facility in Iowa where outbreaks have occurred.
Reynolds says 51-percent of Iowa’s 3,748 cases are linked to long-term care facilities.