Iowa now has over 1,000 COVID-19 cases.
The total number of confirmed cases across the state is 1,048 with 102 new cases added on Tuesday according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.
Gov. Kim Reynolds said there was one new death reported in Benton County. The individual was an elderly adult (81+ years). There have been 26 deaths in Iowa as of Tuesday.
Locally, there are new COVID-19 cases in Washington and Henry Counties. Washington County has five new cases for a total of 57. Henry County has four new cases for a total of 13. Jefferson County has no new cases on Tuesday with a total of 3 cases so far.
The individuals in Henry County who have tested positive for COVID-19 include a child (0-17 years), an adult (18-40 years), and two middle-age adults (41-60 years). In Washington County an adult (18-40 years), a middle-aged adult (41-60 years), two older adults (61-80 years) and one elder adult (81+ years) have tested positive for the virus.
Washington County Hospital and Clinics also confirmed a COVID-19 outbreak at the McCreedy Home.
During her news conference on Tuesday, Reynolds unveiled regional maps that breakdown statistics by particular areas.
Washington, Henry and Jefferson Counties are all located in RMCC Region 5, along with Cedar, Clinton, Des Moines, Iowa, Jackson, Johnson, Lee, Keokuk, Louisa, Muscatine, Scott, Van Buren and Wapello Counties.
Within the region, 20 patients have been hospitalized of the region’s total of 397 cases, with three being admitted in the last 24 hours as of Tuesday at 11 a.m.
There have been seven patients in an ICU and three have been put on ventilators. In the region, there are 94 total ICU beds available and 181 ventilators available. Overall, there are 713 inpatient beds available.
According to IDPH, there are 104 individuals hospitalized across the state with COVID-19 as of Tuesday.
The virus has spread to three more counties — Buena Vista, Delaware and Greene — for a total of 78 of Iowa’s 99 counties.
According to Tuesday’s report by health officials, 1,017 people tested negative, for total of 11,670.