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Iowa gains six more COVID-19 cases

By: - March 18, 2020 9:29 am

Gov. Kim Reynolds updates Iowans on the COVID-19 outbreak on March 13, 2020 at the state emergency operations center. State Edidemiologist Caitlin Pedati and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg are also pictured. (Photo by Perry Beeman/Iowa Capital Dispatch)

Iowa has six more confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 29, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported.

Three of the new cases were in Johnson County, and there was one each confirmed in Adair, Black Hawk and Dallas counties.

Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday declared an emergency, limiting restaurants to takeout and delivery services and closing bars, theaters, casinos, senior centers and fitness facilities. She also signed a bill designed to keep government running during the temporary shutdown of the Legislature.

The public hotline on COVID-19 may be reached by dialing 211.

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