Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 528 additional positive cases for a total of 9,169 positive cases. There have been an additional 2,932 negative tests for a total of 44,017 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. 77 percent of new positive cases today are in the 22 counties where restrictions remain in place.
According to IDPH, an additional 9 deaths were also reported, 378 are currently hospitalized, and 3,325 Iowans have recovered. At this time, 1 in 59 Iowans have already been tested.
According to IDPH the additional 9 deaths were reported in the following counties:
- Black Hawk County, 2 elderly adults (81+)
- Bremer County. 1 elderly adult (81+)
- Dallas County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)
- Dubuque, 1 older adult (61-80 years)
- Polk County, 2 older adults (61-80 years)
- Poweshiek County, 2 elderly adults (81+)
The state of Iowa has released an updated dashboard on coronavirus.iowa.gov that will be updated daily to include comprehensive tracking of COVID-19 in Iowa. The new dashboard includes cases, deaths, and tests conducted in each county. The state is now providing demographic information that was not previously provided as well as Iowa’s epidemiological curve.