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Floyd County Public Health announces 1st death associated with COVID-19 in area

Floyd County is up to 4 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of May 11th. Going into May 8th, there were only 2 confirmed cases; a new case was confirmed on Friday, May 8th; and another on Sunday, May 10th. Floyd County also had its 1st death over the weekend – FCPH Administrator Gail Arjes says the individual was elderly (81+).


Arjes says FCPH wants to extend their sympathy to this individual’s family. 


For up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit the IDPH webpage at and follow the department on Facebook at @IowaDepartmentOfPublicHealth and on Twitter at @IAPublicHealth.


Carter Melrose

Carter bullied his way onto the KCHA radio waves after spending 4 years at the University of Iowa as a studying journalist. He writes news, short stories, features, but more than anything, he has a proclivity to wax philosophically.
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