Two more Carroll County residents have died after being infected by the new coronavirus, local health officials announced today, which means a total of five people have died in the past week.
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More than half of Carroll County's new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past month involved residents of the city of Carroll zip code, according to county health data.
Another Carroll County resident has died after being infected by the new coronavirus, which is the ninth total death among area residents, according to Nicole Schwering, the county's public health director.
Carroll County's infection rate keeps climbing and peaked again on Wednesday, with a total of 267 confirmed cases in the previous two weeks, according to state data.
Carroll County residents should be wearing masks in all public settings, indoors and out, and in gatherings beyond bubbles of family and friends as the region stares down a troubling COVID-19 increase, two of St. Anthony Regional Hospital’s top officials told the Carroll City Council tonight.
There have been about 100 more confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County in the past week, and the county has the eighth-highest test positivity rate in Iowa, according to state data.
The rate of new confirmed coronavirus infections among Carroll County residents is half what it was a month ago, but the number of cases is still steadily increasing and topped 700 this week, according to state data.
The Carroll Community schools superintendent asked parents on Tuesday to prepare their children to wear masks at school and to tell teachers that they expect their children to wear them.
MANNING: Stand outside of Accura HealthCare on Monday and Wednesday afternoons and you can hear bits and pieces of talks between mothers and daughters whose contact has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic.
Students will not be required to quarantine for 14 days after being in close contact with an infected fellow student if both were wearing face coverings when the potential exposure occurred, according to new guidelines state officials announced today.
The number of Carroll Community students in quarantine because of exposure to someone who is infected with the new coronavirus was 28 as of this morning, down from a high of 187.
Nearly 4 out of every 100 people in Breda's zip code have been infected by the new coronavirus, which is the highest per-capita rate in Carroll County.
Carroll County's positive coronavirus cases jumped by 32 today, bringing the county's positivity rate up back into the range in which schools could request to go online, according to data from the state of Iowa.
Carroll County's coronavirus test positivity rate has dropped below the threshold at which schools can request to go fully online, and there were just four Carroll Community students as of Monday night who currently were infected.
People between the ages of 41 and 60 and children younger than 18 accounted for an abnormally large share of the number of new confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County when they began to surge in the last two weeks of August, according to county data.
Two more Carroll County residents have died after being infected by the new coronavirus, according to local health officials. A total of five local residents have died since the pandemic began.
The number of Carroll Community students with active coronavirus infections has increased to 15, with another 164 students in quarantine at home because they might have been exposed, according to data the district published after school on Wednesday. One of the students hasn't attended in-pe…
The number of new confirmed cases in Carroll County was 33 in the past day, according to state data, which is one of the largest single-day spikes the county has had.
Carroll High School students will attend school on alternating days starting Wednesday due to the number of students who have been infected by the new coronavirus and those who have been quarantined because they were in close contact with someone infected, the district announced this afternoon.
At least 25 more confirmed coronavirus cases have been reported for Carroll County since Friday, and the county's test positivity rate continues to climb and is at 18.8 percent.
Those who want to attend tonight's Carroll High varsity football game will need to obtain a ticket, which are being distributed to players, managers and coaches of the team, along with band members and cheerleaders.
A student who has attended in-person classes this week at Carroll High School is infected by the new coronavirus, Superintendent Casey Berlau announced today.
There have been 22 new confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County in the past day, and the county's two-week positivity rate is 17.2 percent, according to state data.
Gov. Kim Reynolds is ordering bars, taverns, breweries and night clubs to close at 5 p.m. Thursday in six counties to help stem the spread of the new coronavirus, she announced this morning.
A little more than 5 percent of Carroll Community students were absent Tuesday on the first day of school — not including the 20 students who are quarantined at home because they might have been exposed to the new coronavirus.
Carroll County's two-week positivity rate for coronavirus tests has reached 15 percent — the threshold at which school districts can ask to temporarily switch to online learning.
A spike in new coronavirus cases in Carroll County in the past week has propelled the county into the top 5 in the state for its positive test rate — a key metric that guides how schools will operate this fall.
The City of Carroll was notified this afternoon that a lifeguard who worked both at the outdoor aquatic center and the indoor Rec Center pool tested positive for COVID-19.
The number of new confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County has slowed in the past two weeks, with just 10 more reported in the past week, according to state data. The county’s total since March is now 192.
McFarland Clinic, Iowa’s largest physician-owned, multi-specialty clinic, this afternoon called for universal masking in all public areas in the communities it serves, including businesses and schools and social gatherings.
The positivity rate of coronavirus tests will be the primary factor in deciding whether Iowa schools will hold in-person classes full or part time, or whether schools will temporarily switch to online learning, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Thursday.
The City of Carroll Parks and Recreation Department was notified Monday that an individual in the third and fourth grade boys baseball league has tested positive for COVID-19, Carroll City Manager Mike Pogge-Weaver said.
There are seven new reports of confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County in the past day, which takes the total reported cases since March to 170.