Lee County sees first COVID-related death

From Lee County Health Department

FORT MADISON – Today the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Lee County Health Department (LCHD) announced the first death from Lee County related to COVID-19.
LCHD extends their deepest sympathy to this individual’s family, and would like to encourage the public to remain respectful of this family’s privacy during this difficult time. Due to Iowa Code Chapter 22 no other information or details will be released.
IDPH and LCHD have also identified two additional cases of COVID-19 in the county, one middle-age adult and one older adult who are currently in isolation. This makes 37 confirmed cases in Lee County to date with 25 reported cases as recovered.
We encourage interested residents to access the Iowa Coronavirus website at https://coronavirus.iowa.gov if interested in county testing data, confirmed case counts, and other useful information.
Lee County Health Department website, www.leecountyhd.org, and their Facebook page, will continue to be updated with information as well.

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