403 additional positive COVID-19 cases, 13 additional deaths


The Office of the President releases new information regarding masks, vaccinations and how the fall 2021 semester will look.

Morgan Laviolette

There have been an additional 403 positive cases of COVID-19 in the state, reaching a total of 11,457 cases.

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 13 additional deaths, for a total of 243 statewide. 3,809 additional people have been tested for COVID-19, for a total of 70,261 tests.

Of those that have tested positive, an additional 328 cases have recovered, for a total of 4,685 total recoveries.  

Gov. Kim Reynolds did hosting a press conference due to Vice President Mike Pence’s visit in Des Moines May 8.