Nebraska reports two more COVID-19 cases; Iowa confirms 22

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(WOWT) -- Douglas County announced an additional travel-related case during a news conference Sunday afternoon, the same time Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds talked more about the nearly two dozen additional confirmed cases announced in Iowa earlier in the day.

The Iowa Department of Public Health on Sunday confirmed 22 more COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing its total to 90 positive cases.

Reynolds talked more about the new cases during a news conference at 2:30 p.m.

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According to the IDPH, the ages and locations of the 22 new cases include:

  • Cerro Gordo County -- two adults ages 18-40
  • Dallas County -- one adult age 61-80
  • Dubuque County -- two adults ages 41-60
  • Harrison County -- two adults ages 61-80
  • Johnson County -- two adults ages 18-40, one age 41-60, and two ages 61-80
  • Kossuth County -- one adult age 18-40
  • Linn County -- one adult age 41-60
  • Poweshiek County -- one adult age 81 or older
  • Scott County -- one adult age 41-60
  • Sioux County -- one adult age 61-80
  • Tama County -- two ages 18-40 and one age 41-60
  • Washington County -- one adult age 41-60
  • Woodbury County -- one adult age 41-60

The department is urging any Iowan who has traveled recently either domestically or internationally to self-isolate for 14 days.

New case reported in central Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services announces another new case in the central part of the state: A woman in her 40s from Dawson County, west of Kearney, who recently traveled is currently self-isolating at home.

Both local Nebraska health departments are investigating who each case came into close contact with in order to help prevent further spread, according to the Nebraska DHHS release. Close contacts will self-quarantine and be actively monitored twice daily by public health officials for any sign of symptoms.