Iowa Department of Public Health officials confirmed Tuesday the seventh positive case of COVID-19 has been diagnosed in Black Hawk County, and also announced the seventh death in Iowa related to the coronavirus pandemic.

The latest Black Hawk County case involves an adult, whose between the ages of 41 and 60, state health officials said. They revealed that the person who died was an adult from Muscatine County, who was also between the ages of 41 and 60.

State officials said 73 more Iowans have tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the state-wide total to 497. Among those diagnosed with COVID-19 are two adults in Marshall County -- one between the ages of 18 and 40 and one between the ages of 41 and 60 -- and one adult in Tama County, who is between the ages of 18 and 40.

For the first time, a child is listed among those diagnosed with coronavirus. The youngster is from Polk County, who's age is between 0 and 17.

To date, nearly 6,888 people have tested negative for the virus in Iowa.

Here's information on the state's 73 additional cases:

  • Black Hawk County: 1 middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Cedar County: 1 middle age adult (41-60 years)
  • Clay County: 1 adult (18-40 years)
  • Clinton County: 2 middle-age adults (41-60 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Dallas County: 4 adults (18-40 years)
  • Harrison County: 1 middle age adult (41-60 years)
  • Iowa County: 1 middle-age adult (41-60 years)
  • Jasper County: 1 elderly adult (81+)
  • Johnson County: 2 adults (18-40 years), 1 middle-age (41-60 years)
  • Jones County: 2 adults (18-40 years), 1 middle age (41-60 years)
  • Keokuk County: 1 adult (18-40 years)
  • Linn County: 3 adults (18-40 years), 7 middle age adults (41-60 years), 7 older adults (61-80 years), 2 elderly (81+)
  • Marshall County: 1 adult (18-40 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Muscatine County: 2 middle-age (41-60 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Polk County: 1 child (0-17), 5 adults (18-40 years), 3 middle age adults (41-60 years), 4 older adult (61-80 years), 2 elderly (81+)
  • Pottawattamie County: 1 middle-age (41-60 years)
  • Scott County: 2 middle-age (41-60 years)
  • Sioux County: 1 middle age adult (41-60 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Tama County: 1 adult (18-40 years)
  • Warren County: 2 middle-age (41-60 years)
  • Washington County: 3 adults (18-40 years), 2 older adults (61-80 years), 1 elderly (81+)

CLICK HERE to view a status report of monitoring and testing of COVID-19 in Iowa, provided by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

In addition, a public hotline has been established for Iowans with questions about COVID-19. The line is available 24-7 by calling 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431.

Iowans who have traveled recently for business or spring break vacations, whether internationally or domestically outside of Iowa, should strongly consider self-isolating for 14 days. This will support the state's ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and limit the introduction of the virus from other points of travel, IDPH officials said.

Gov. Kim Reynolds will hold a Wednesday press conference at 2:30 PM. To view the live stream, CLICK HERE.

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