OSKALOOSA — Marion County added three new cases of the COVID-19 disease Saturday morning, while Mahaska County added one, according to state data.

Meanwhile, the state of Iowa saw an increase of 463 cases of the disease and seven new deaths.

In the last 24 hours, the state reported 4,928 new tests for a positivity rate of 9.4%.

To date, 44,937 have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state of Iowa. There have been 32,802 reported recoveries and 872 deaths.

Kyle Ocker is the group editor of the Oskaloosa Herald and the Ottumwa Courier. He can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @Kyle_Ocker.

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Kyle Ocker is a Centerville native and award-winning multimedia journalist. Kyle is currently the first vice president of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council and vice president of the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association.

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