Appanoose County health officials announced Thursday morning two additional positive cases of COVID-19, raising the total of cases to 16.
The positive cases are a female adult (age 18-40) and a male under the age of 18. Both are receiving appropriate medical care, according to health officials. Appanoose County Public Health says it is working to identify anyone who may have come in direct contact with these individuals.
Health officials encourage residents to follow recommendations from the Iowa Department of Public Health, Governor Reynolds, and local health care agencies.