AUDUBON COUNTY - Audubon Public Health and the Iowa Department of Public Health have identified an additional case of COVID-19 as of Friday, July 31. The individual is an adult, aged 19-40 years old.

The additional case brings the county's total cases to 28 confirmed positives and 23 individuals have recovered. There has been one COVID-19 related death in the county.

A common question that Audubon County Public Health receives is a request for more information on a COVID-19 positive individual. Please keep in mind that when a new positive case is announced the Iowa Department of Public Health is only allowing the age range of the individual to be released. Due to confidentiality and HIPPA regulations any additional information including the person’s race, ethnicity, gender, city or employer is considered confidential information and cannot be given out.