18 new Bureau County cases, one new Marshall County case


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.

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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.



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