Simpson College has gone 48 hours without reporting a new case of COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning, reported the Simpson College newspaper, the Simpsonian.

But Warren County itself added four cases of the virus, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health web site Wednesday, for a total of 912 cases in the county since the pandemic began..

The number of people tested in the county went up by 75 Wednesday, with 621 listed as recovered.

Indianola remains at 224 cases in the city limits since the pandemic began and 57 cases in the city’s fire district. There were no community specific results reported on Wednesday.

The Harvard Global Health Institute to put Warren in the orange phase of its rating of counties’ risk of contracting COVID. The county is averaging 14.2 positive cases per day over a rolling seven-day period as of Monday, said the dashboard..

As of Monday, the last day statistics were available, the dashboard has 27 Iowa counties in red and 51 in orange and 20 in yellow. One county is in green.

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