Eighteen deaths, 539 new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday


DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was notified Tuesday of 18 deaths from COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 289. An additional 539 positive cases were reported for a total of 12,912 positive cases, including 712 in Dallas County.

Some 5,618 COVID-19 victims have recovered, giving the state a 43% recovery rate.

Full COVID-19 case information can be found on the IDPH website, including county-level statistics.

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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