DES MOINES, IOWA (May 5, 2020) — Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 408 additional positive cases for a total of 10,111 positive cases. There have been an additional 3,000 negative tests for a total of 50,458 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 4, 2020) — The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 534 additional positive cases for a total of 9,703 positive cases. There have been an additional 3,441 negative tests for a total of 47,458 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. 85 percent of new positive cases today are in the 22 counties where restrictions remain in place.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 30, 2020) — Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 302 additional positive cases for a total of 7,145 positive cases. There have been an additional 1,028 negative tests for a total of 35,552 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 29, 2020) — Today, The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 467 additional positive cases for a total of 6,843 positive cases. There have been an additional 1,047 negative tests for a total of 34,494 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 28, 2020) — Today, The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 508 additional positive cases for a total of 6,376 positive cases. There have been an additional 1,165 negative tests for a total of 33,447 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 28, 2020) — In a letter dated April 27 and sent to Vice President Mike Pence — the head of the White House Coronavirus Task Force — Governor Kim Reynolds, US Senators Joni Ernst and Charles "Chuck" Grassley, along with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, asked for additional support from the administration for the state’s pork producers.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 27, 2020) — Today, Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration until May 27, 2020. The proclamation loosens social distancing measures in 77 Iowa counties effective Friday, May 1, and continues other restrictions until 11:50PM on Friday, May 15, 2020.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 27, 2020) — On April 26, The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was notified of 384 additional positive cases for a total of 5,476 positive cases. There have been an additional 1,356 negative tests for a total of 30,614 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 24, 2020) — Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 521 additional positive cases for a total of 4,445 positive cases. There have been an additional 2,190 negative tests for a total of 27,528 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

According to IDPH, an additional 11 deaths were also reported, 278 are currently hospitalized, and 1,604 Iowans have recovered.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 24, 2020) — Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration. The proclamation permits health-care providers to begin the process of resuming some elective surgeries and procedures through a phased approach, permits farmers markets to begin limited operations with appropriate public-health precautions, and provides other relief to Iowans affected by this disaster.

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