On Friday, the Iowa Department of Public Health was notified of 454 additional positive cases of Covid-19 for a total of 16,435 Statewide. 18 additional deaths were also reported for a total of 418. 362 are hospitalized and 8,804 have recovered. Of the 454 cases reported, there was one from Jefferson County bringing the total to 14. Henry County reported 5 cases, they are now at 54. Washington County reported 3 cases, they are at 176. Wapello County reported 41 new cases bringing their total to 459.
Davis County is now at 15 cases after reporting 1 on Friday, that lone case is said to have come from Davis County Daycare and Preschool. It’s unknown at this time whether the case was staff or a child and the facility has closed until at least June 1st. They said they are following all guidelines from the Iowa Department of Human Services, and are taking necessary precautions to ensure the safety and health of families and staff.