As of April 15, no cases of COVED-19 have been reported in Monroe, Lucas, Wayne or Davis Counties. One case was reported in Appanoose County, but that victim, a person over 81 years of age, has since died. A total of 49 Iowans have died from the virus; 163 people are currently hospitalized; 790 have been discharged or are recovering and 708 people with the virus have not been hospitalized.
On Sunday, April 5, only 77 new cases were reported in Iowa. On Monday, April 13, 123 were reported and on Tuesday, April 14, 189, including 84 cases from a Tyson pork production plant in Columbus Junction.
Over 17,000 Iowans have tested negative for COVED-19, which is 90.2 percent of all tests coming back negative.
Long-term care facilities in Iowa account for 202 positive cases of the 1,899 cases in Iowa. Heritage Specialty Care in Cedar Rapids has 102 residents who have tested positive and 17 elderly people have died from the virus in that facility.