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Outbreak At Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility Cause Of Surge In Henry County

On Monday Henry county reported 9 additional cases of Covid raising the total to 403, they reported 83 cases over the weekend, the large spike can be mostly attributed to an outbreak at the Mount Pleasant Correctional facility, where overall 151 prisoners have tested positive. Wapello County is at 1,033 after reporting 8 new cases. 5 news cases came from both Washington and Keokuk Counties, totals are now 367 and 76. Davis County reported 4 new cases raising the total to 96. Jefferson County reported 1 new case and is at 124. Van Buren County holds at 107. The total number of cases Statewide is now 70,314, 1,167 have died, 311 are hospitalized and 49,869 have recovered.   

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