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A 52nd death in Marion County due to COVID-19 was reported to the State of Iowa Coronavirus Database on Tuesday. In total, 2,935 residents have tested positive since the beginning of the outbreak, and Marion County Public Health considered 2,815 individuals recovered in their latest weekly report. Five individuals are hospitalized with the virus locally.

A long term care outbreak continues at West Ridge Specialty Care. There have been 24 new positive cases in the past two weeks for 52 total at the facility.