UPDATE: Scott County reports first death of COVID-19; Rock Island Reports Four More Positive Cases | Local News


Scott County was first killed by COVID-19, the new coronavirus.

The person was a person 81 years of age or older.

“We extend our deepest condolences to the family of this person,” said Edward Rivers, director of the Scott County health department. “The Scott County Department of Health and our partners across the county and state continue to work to limit the spread and impact of this virus in our communities, and remind everyone to continue to take action to minimize your exposure to COVID-19. “

Iowa announced 83 more confirmed cases on Sunday, for a total of 868 positive cases.

Among them, Scott County had three confirmed cases of adults aged 18 to 40. Muscatine County had six confirmed cases, two adults in the 18 to 40 age group, three in the 41 to 60 age group and one in the 61 to 80 age group.

In total, Scott County has 41 confirmed cases, with one death. Muscatine County has 33 cases, including one death.

Rock Island County reported that four more people tested positive, bringing the total to 46 people in the county.


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