46 positive COVID-19 cases in Grundy County

Seth McDuffee
The Grundy Register
Grundy County’s positive cases have jumped again this week. As of 11 AM Friday, July 10, the positive results in the county has reached a total of 46, following in the trend with the rest of the state of Iowa. This comes off of the back of the 4th of July weekend, and health officials have said that an uptick in numbers may be forthcoming. There have been no deaths in Grundy County.
Iowa had 711 new positive cases in the last 24 hours and has reached a total of 33,759 positive cases since the start of the outbreak. The Iowa recovery rate is almost twice that at the moment, with 457 recoveries for a total of 25,415. Unfortunately, there were an additional 3 deaths statewide, bringing the total number of Iowans who have succumbed to the virus to 742.
Katie Thornton-Lang, Program Coordinator at Grundy County Public Health relayed the department’s protocol during this enduring health crisis.
“GCPH would like to remind community members to stay vigilant and informed of COVID-19. If you are not feeling well, please stay home. If you do venture out, please consider wearing a mask or face covering, and try to avoid
large gatherings. Remember to practice proper hand hygiene, and social distancing of 6 feet or more, whenever possible. COVID is not going away anytime soon, and we all need to do our part to help our community stay safe and healthy.”
In the counties surrounding Grundy, the numbers continue to grow as well. In Black Hawk County there are 2,438 total reported cases, while there are also 59 total deaths reported. Hardin County has 88 positive cases, and in Butler there are 62. There are a reported 481 and 1,070 positive cases in Tama and Marshall counties respectively. Data for these figures was provided by coronavirus.iowa.gov, the official dashboard for tracking


The Grundy Register

601 G. Avenue - P.O. Box 245
Grundy Center, IA 50638
Telephone: 1-319-824-6958
Fax: 1-800-340-0805

Mid-America Publishing

This newspaper is part of the Mid-America Publishing Family. Please visit www.midampublishing.com for more information.