DES MOINES - Today, April 15, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 96 additional positive cases for a total of 1,995 positive cases. There have been additional 407 negative tests for a total of 17,874 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. 

According to IDPH, an additional 4 deaths were also reported, 171 hospitalized and 908 Iowans have recovered. 

The additional 4 deaths were reported in the following counties:

Allamakee County, 1 older adult (61-80 years) Clayton County, 1 elderly adult (81+)  Johnson County, 1 older adult (61-80 years) Polk County, 1 elderly adult (81+)

The state of Iowa has released an updated dashboard on that will be updated daily to include comprehensive tracking of COVID-19 in Iowa. The new dashboard includes cases, deaths and tests conducted in each county. The state is now providing demographic information that was not previously provided as well as Iowa’s epidemiological curve.