Wapello County health officials announced Saturday afternoon that a resident with COVID-19 has passed away.
The only information that on the deceased that was disclosed was that the individual was an elderly adult over the age of 81. Health officials added that the resident was receiving appropriate medical care. This is the fourth death in the county that has been blamed
To date, Wapello County has 442 positive cases of the novel coronavirus according to Wapello County Emergency Management Agency. 206 residents have recovered.
Health officials are encouraging community members to go to http://www.testiowa.com and take the assessment to be tested for COVID-19.