New figures released by the public health officials Wednesday morning show there are 21 new cases of the coronavirus in Iowa, bringing the total number of cases across the state to 145.

Tuesday night, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the first death in Iowa associated with COVID-19. She said the person was a resident of Dubuque County, who was between 61- and 80-years-old. No other details were released.

According to Iowa Department of Public Health officials, there have been 2,578 negative tests conducted at the State Hygienic and other labs to date.

Here's information on the 21 additional cases of COVID-19 in Iowa:

Allamakee County:
1 case: a middle-aged adult (41-60 years)

Benton County:
2 cases: both middle-aged adults (41-60 years)

Hancock County:
1 case: a middle-aged adult (41-60 years)

Johnson County:
6 cases: 4 adults (18-40 years); 1 middle-aged adult (41-60 years); 1 older adult (61-80 years)

Linn County:
1 case: a middle-aged adult (41-60)

Muscatine County:
1 cases: an adult (18-40 years)

Polk County:
3 cases: 3 older adults (61-80 years)

Poweshiek County:
2 cases: both older adults (61-80 years)

Scott County:
2 cases: both middle-aged adult (41-60 years)

Washington County:
2 cases: both adults (18-40 years)

CLICK HERE to view a status report of monitoring and testing of COVID-19 in Iowa, provided by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

In addition, 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.

Iowans who have traveled recently for business or spring break vacations, whether internationally or domestically outside of Iowa, should strongly consider self-isolating for 14 days. This will support the state's ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and limit the introduction of the virus from other points of travel, IDPH officials said.

Gov. Kim Reynolds will hold a Wednesday press conference at 2:30 PM. To view the live stream, CLICK HERE.

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