The State of Iowa has reported 99 new Covid related deaths increasing the overall total to 3,120. Two of those deaths came from Jefferson County, numbers 10 and 11, two also were reported in both Washington and Wapello counties bringing respective totals to 23 and 89. Henry County had one, their 18th and Van Buren County reported their 11th.
Active cases in Jefferson County dropped to 345 down 48 over the previous 5 days. 2,246 cases were confirmed Thursday taking the State over one quarter million since the pandemic began. The 24-hour positivity rate is 36.4%.