McPherson county reports four new cases of COVID-19

COVID-19 test reflected in sunglasses

COVID-19 test reflected in sunglasses

The county reported two deaths on Thursday.

There are 11 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County.

According to data from the McLean County Health Department (MCHD), 412 people are considered recovered after completing their time in quarantine, while 83 people are isolating at home. This week's totals bring the county to 1,359 cases since March.

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.

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He wrote he was "one of the lucky ones" who managed to make it out alive. "Well, I just want to encourage you to have a little more patience".

"Trends in McLean County reflect what is being seen across the state with many recent cases related to social gatherings and household contact to someone who is COVID positive", McKnight said.

During the week of July 19, public health officials report that 1,860 tests were processed.

Jackson County's previous daily high was reported on July 19, with 16 new cases.

Only slightly more men than women have been infected with 50 percent of the cases being male and 49 percent, female. The last recorded test positivity rate was 2.2 percent, which is significantly below the current statewide rate of approximately 5 percent. A male in his teens, a male in his 20s, two females in their 30s, one male in his 40s, one male in his 50s, and a male and female in their 60s reportedly had no known contact with a positive case. Putnam County has had eight confirmed cases.

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