Five more coronavirus cases reported in county Wednesday

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Humboldt County Public Health (HCPH) have identified five additional cases of COVID-19 in Humboldt County on Wednesday, Sept. 23, bringing the total positive cases in Humboldt County to 184 and the number of active positive cases in the county to 14.
Of the new positive cases, one is a juvenile, age 0-17; two are in the 18-40 age group, and two are in the 41-60 age group.
Citizens are continued to be encouraged to wear a mask in public, social distance when in public spaces, wash hands thoroughly and often, cover your mouth with your upper arm when coughing or sneezing, and don’t go out if you are feeling ill.
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
• Fever or chills
• Cough
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Fatigue
• Muscle or body aches
• Headache
• New loss of taste or smell
• Sore throat
• Congestion or runny nose
• Nausea or vomiting
• Diarrhea
For up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit the IDPH webpage at and follow Humboldt County cases at

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