DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 15 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19 Monday, for a total of 105 positive cases. There have been a total of 2,043 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds said Monday that positive cases have now been reported in 26 counties and seven people are currently hospitalized. The number of positive cases has been increasing over the past few days, a result, Reynolds said of the increased testing.

“The number of positive cases is increasing in large part to the expanded testing,” she said adding that, “We will most likely see that number grow for awhile.”

The most recents cases are from individuals in the following locations:

Allamakee County, 1 adult (18-40 years)

Dubuque County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years)

Hancock County, 2 older adults (61-80 years)

Johnson County, 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years), 2 older adults (61-80 years)

Linn County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)

Muscatine County, 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)

Polk County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)

Wapello County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)

Woodbury County, 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years)

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