Six additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the state-wide total to 38.

According to Iowa Department of Public Health officials, three of the six individuals are in Johnson County, two are residents of Polk County and two are residents of Dallas County. Additionally, one case was confirmed in Washington County and another resident tested positive for the coronavirus in Winneshiek County.

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. The governor’s office and the Iowa Department of Public Health will be transitioning to mid morning updates as testing capabilities have expanded.

To view the IDPH's status report of monitoring and testing of COVID19, CLICK HERE.

In addition, Gov. Kim Reynolds released the following video to discuss testing criteria. To view that video, CLICK HERE.

Gov. Reynolds also released a video discussing Iowa’s efforts to implement President Trump’s 15 days to slow the spread. To view that video, CLICK HERE.

The Governor plans to hold a press conference at 3 PM Thursday. Her office is expected to provide details about the news briefing Thursday morning.

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