3 more cases in the county

As of Wednesday, there are 172 COVID-19 cases

Hamilton County now has 172 positive cases of COVID-19, up three since Tuesday.

A total of 1,765 individuals have been tested for the coronavirus in the county. One-hundred eleven Hamilton County residents have recovered and there have been no deaths related to COVID-19 in the county.

The 18 to 40 years age group has the highest percentage of positive cases in Hamilton County with 56 percent, followed by the 41 to 60 age group with 30 percent. Ages birth through 17 account for 7 percent of the positive cases and those 61 to 80 have 6 percent of the cases. Only 1 percent of the positive cases are age 80 and older.

COVID-19 cases continue to climb in surrounding counties as well. Wright County has 347 cases, Story County has 548 and Webster has 132 who have tested positive. Boone County has 117 cases and Hardin County’s cases stand at 56.

Statewide there have been 270,341 individuals tested with 26,715 having positive results. There are 16,899 people who have recovered across Iowa and there have been 692 deaths.

The Regional Medical Coordination Center dashboard on coronavirus.iowa.gov shows 36 people are hospitalized in Region 3, the northwest corner of the state, which includes Hamilton County. Thirteen individuals are in the intensive care unit and 7 are currently on ventilators.

In Hamilton County, 7,445 people have taken the Test Iowa assessments at www.TestIowa.com.


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