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Area Covid Update Includes 4 New Deaths In Wapello County

The State of Iowa reported 24 additional Covid related deaths on Tuesday, 4 of those coming from Wapello County raising their total to 87. 2 were over the age of 80, one over 70 and one over 60. They also have 18 hospitalized, the most in our listening area. Henry County behind them with 13, Washington County 11. At last report Jefferson County was around 415 active cases, Van Buren County 123. Overall there were 1,906 confirmed cases reported Tuesday, the 24-hour positivity rate 41.5%. On a positive note there were 5,233 recoveries, a significant amount compared to recent reports. 

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