18 new Bureau County cases, one new Marshall County case

0730 EFF COVID

Health officials reported 1,772 new cases and 18 deaths statewide on Thursday, which is the highest number of daily reported cases since May 24, and 18 new deaths.

As of Thursday, Iowa had a 10 percent increase in cases of people recovering from COVID-19 and a 4.3 percent increase of recoveries from COVID-19 in Marshall County.

Last week ended with 40,634 confirmed cases in Iowa and this week comes to a close with 44,040 cases - an increase of 3,406 in seven days.

A male and female in their teens, a male and female in their 20s, two females and one male in their 30s, and one female in her 40s have had contact with persons testing positive for COVID.

As a public service, Perry Memorial Hospital & Shaw Media have partnered to provide open access to information related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) emergency.


Missoula became the first major city in Montana to require the wearing of face coverings on July 9.

The latest cases bring Jackson County's total to 352.

Note: According to MDH - "Because all data are preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths". Some 61.5 percent of the total beds are now occupied.

A long term care facility, Grandview Heights in Marshalltown, has an outbreak of 75 positive cases of COVID-19 and eight have recovered.

As of Friday, more than 32,000 people had been tested for the disease.

Related:

Comments

Latest news

Oil Prices Slip as Coronavirus Case Surge Dents Fuel Demand Hopes
The September Brent contract, which is expiring on Friday, was unchanged at $43.75 a barrel in light trading. Net US crude imports fell one million barrels per day to 1.9 million bpd, the EIA said .

India uses arrival of French Rafale jets to warn China
The first Rafale jet was handed over to the IAF in October a year ago during a visit to France by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh . Especially when India is facing constant attacks and threats from neighboring countries like Pakistan and China.

Commitments director Alan Parker dies aged 76
He also directed true-story dramas, including Midnight Express , Mississippi Burning , Come See the Paradise and Angela's Ashes . The filmmaker served as chairman of the Board of Governors of the BFI in 1998, and as the first chairman of the U.K.

Breaking Bad actor donates plasma after recovering from coronavirus
He said the process took about an hour, during which he watched " A Face in the Crowd " starring Andy Griffith and Patricia Neal. The Breaking Bad star said he has since recovered from the virus and is now donating his plasma to help others.

Here's How the 2020 Emmys Will Work
Prime Video boasts the biggest number of nominations for a single show on a streaming service, with The Marvelous Mrs Maisel getting 20 nominations.

Other news