Three additional cases of COVID-19 in Story County were added onto the Iowa Department of Public Health’s interactive coronavirus website Tuesday night, bringing the total number in the county to 11.
Steve Sullivan, a spokesman for Mary Greeley Medical Center, confirmed the additional cases on Wednesday, but could not confirm the status of the three individuals.
According to the health department’s website, coronavirus.iowa.gov, one of the patients was between the ages of 18 and 40; one was between 41 and 60; and one was 81 or older.
Since Monday, four Story county residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Two were tested at a McFarland Clinic in Story County while the other two were tested at a medical facility in Des Moines, Sullivan said.
Statewide, there have 1,995 positive tests and 53 deaths, according to a press release from from Governor Kim Reynold’s office. The state has also had a total of 17,874 negative tests as of Wednesday.
The state health department launched a new website on Tuesday that includes the number of patients tested, by county, the total number of confirmed cases, the number of patients who have recovered and more.
As of 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, 362 Story County residents had been tested for COVID-19, and six out of the 11 confirmed patients had recovered, according to IDPH’s website.
Throughout the state 908 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, according to the IDPH.