Mahaska County health officials say four residents died from COVID-19 over the long holiday weekend.
The number of positive cases in Mahaska County nearly doubled over the weekend from 38 to 85 according to the Iowa Department of Public Health. Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa has reported a coronavirus outbreak at their facility. To date, 48 residents and 13 employees have tested positive. Six residents have died from the virus.
Mahaska County has a total of seven deaths from COVID-19.