At 10 a.m. Monday, Iowa was reporting an additional 558 cases of COVID-19 and just two additional COVID-19-related deaths since the state’s tally at 10 a.m. Sunday, according to Coronavirus.Iowa.gov.
Officials report a total of 1,167 people with COVID-19 have died from the disease across the state, including 26 in Johnson County. A pair of deaths reported Aug. 27 were the county’s 17th and 18th in a six-week stretch. Between June and the first part of July, the county had gone more than seven weeks without reporting a death related to the disease; the first death related to the disease was reported on April 4.
Officials reported just 99 influenza-related deaths in the entire state of Iowa in the 2019-20 flu season.
A total of 671,049 Iowans have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus, which causes the disease, including 34,496 in Johnson County. A total of 70,314 have tested