Two New Test Iowa Sites in NW Iowa; More COVID-19 Cases in Iowa

Jun 8, 2020

Courtesy the Iowa Department of Public Health

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Siouxland District Health Department announced today one additional death due to novel coronavirus.

The death of the man, age 61 - 80, raised Woodbury County's total to 38.  There have been 17 new confirmed cases to COVID-19 in the county. 

Iowa was reporting another four COVID-19 deaths since the state's tally yesterday, bringing the Iowa's statewide total to 606.  Additionally, there are 21,919 confirmed cases of COVID-19, in Iowa.  That is an increase of 330 since yesterday. According to the state's website, there were 250 confirmed cases Sunday and have been an 87 additional cases as of this morning. 

The state of Iowa announced today that an additional five Test Iowa sites will be opening this week, including sites in Carroll and Denison in Northwest Iowa. Individuals must complete the assessment at testiowa.com and schedule an appointment online to be tested, according to the release.

The others announced Test Iowa sites are located in Clarinda in Page County, Creston in Union County and Waukee in Dallas County.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in South Dakota increased by 33 and no new deaths today. South Dakota has a total of 5,471 COVID-19 cases, according to the state health department.  Sixty five south Dakotans have died of COVID 19 so far. Nebraska reported a total of 15,634 cases and 188 deaths as of Sunday evening.