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Fourth COVID-19 Death Reported in Delaware County

A fourth COVID-19 death has been reported in Delaware County.

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported the death on its state website this weekend. No other information about the death has been released.

Linn County has reported 116 deaths due to the coronavirus and Dubuque County has reported 44. Clayton and Jones counties have each reported three, Fayette County two and one death in Buchanan County.

Overall, the state of Iowa has reported over 1,300 COVID-19 deaths. Over 92,000 Iowans have tested positive.

As of Sunday, Delaware County has reported 500 COVID-19 cases since April. The county’s current positivity rate is 19.5%. An outbreak of cases continues at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.

We’ll have more information on Delaware County’s case numbers in Monday’s KMCH Local News at noon after Delaware County Public Health releases the update on the active case count.


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