Coronavirus update

Checking the numbers, 464 Iowans have now died from coronavirus, with one new death in Mahaska County and one in Jasper County.  And 17,661 people have tested positive for COVID-19.

Also, Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa is reporting that two more residents have died for a total of six who have died of COVID-19 since an outbreak was declared earlier this month.  All told, 48 residents and 13 employees at Crystal Heights have tested positive for coronavirus.  All Crystal Heights residents who have tested positive for coronavirus are being quarantined.

And a coronavirus outbreak has also been declared at Vista Woods Care Center in Ottumwa, with 13 residents testing positive for the virus.  Iowa considers it an outbreak when three or more coronavirus cases are found at a long-term care facility.


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