DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of nine additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 38 positive cases statewide and five in Dallas County.
According to IDPH, three individuals are residents of Johnson County; two are residents of Polk County; two are residents of Dallas County; one is a resident of Washington County; and one is a resident of Winneshiek County.
A status report of monitoring and testing of COVID19 in Iowa provided by IDPH can be found here. 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.
The governor’s office and the IDPH will be transitioning to mid-morning updates as testing capabilities have expanded. Gov. Reynolds released Wednesday a video discussing testing criteria.
Reynolds also released a video discussing Iowa’s efforts to implement President Trump’s 15 days to slow the spread. Reynolds will next hold a press conference Thursday at 3 p.m.
ThePerryNews.com will update this story as information becomes available.