Dallas County COVID-19 deaths at 59; positive cases reach 6,959


Dallas County test data for Dec. 9 about 10 p.m. Source: IDPH
Perry Community School District positivity rate as of Dec. 9 about 10 p.m. Source: IDPH
Dallas County zip code-level positive cases as of Dec. 9 about 10 p.m. Source: IDPH

DES MOINES, Iowa — Data from the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) indicate total COVID-19 deaths statewide in Iowa stood at 3,021 at about 10 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, an increase of 72 deaths since Dec. 2. In Dallas County, 59 deaths have been reported, up from 57 on Dec. 2.

The total for positive cases statewide stands at 250,282, a one-week increase of 25,468 positive cases. Positive cases in Dallas County number 6,959, an increase of 397 in seven days.

Full COVID-19 case information can be found on the IDPH website, including county-level statistics. The Dallas County Department of Public Health also releases zip-code-level data on SARS-CoV-2 cases in Dallas County.

A status report of monitoring and testing of COVID19 in Iowa is provided on the IDPH website. In addition, a public hotline has been established for Iowans with questions about COVID-19. The line is available 24/7 by calling 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431.


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