Four Mahaska County residents have died over the long weekend from coronavirus. 38 new cases have also been reported in the County, nearly doubling Mahaska County’s total for a pandemic total of 85. Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa is reporting that two more residents have died for a total of six. And in all, 48 residents and 13 employees at Crystal Heights have tested positive for COVID-19. All Crystal Heights residents who have tested positive for coronavirus are being quarantined.
Wapello County is reporting an additional 55 coronavirus cases, with one death from the weekend. Two Monroe County residents and one from Jasper County have also died from COVID-19. As of Tuesday morning (5/26), 461 Iowans have died from coronavirus, with 17,628 people testing positive.
Remember, you can hear Governor Kim Reynolds’ daily coronavirus press briefing live every weekday morning at 11 on the No Coast Network.