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Gov. Reynolds reports two more COVID-19 deaths in Linn County; 118 new positive cases in Iowa

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds holds a news conference regarding COVID-19 at the State Emergency Operations Center in Johnston, Iowa, Monday, April 6, 2020. (Oliva Sun/The Des Moines Register via AP, Pool)
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds holds a news conference regarding COVID-19 at the State Emergency Operations Center in Johnston, Iowa, Monday, April 6, 2020. (Oliva Sun/The Des Moines Register via AP, Pool)(KCRG)
Published: Apr. 10, 2020 at 11:11 AM CDT
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Governor Kim Reynolds said Iowa saw 118 new positive cases of COVID-19 from Thursday to Friday morning. Iowa now has 1,388 total positive cases.

Linn County saw two more deaths due to COVID-19, Gov. Reynolds announced Friday. That brings the total number of deaths in the state to 31. One person was an elderly adult (older than 81) and the other an older adult (61-80).

Union and Osceola counties saw their first cases, meaning 81 out of Iowa's 99 counties have seen positive cases.

Reynolds said there were 862 negative cases for a total of 14,565. She said 506 people have recovered for a rate of 36 percent.

Reynolds said 119 people are in the hospital.

WATCH: Gov. Reynolds is holding a press conference to talk about COVID-19 in Iowa.

Posted by KCRG-TV9 on Friday, April 10, 2020

WATCH: Governor Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Public Health continue to hold a press conference about COVID-19 in Iowa.

Posted by KCRG-TV9 on Friday, April 10, 2020

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