From our news partner, KCRG-TV9:
Novel coronavirus has reached Linn County, according to public health officials. Linn County Public Health said that the county has its first laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19. No other details were immediately available. The county will be providing an update on the case at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 21. It will be carried live on Newsradio 600WMT.