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Aug. 6: Iowa reporting over 600 new COVID-19 cases, over 800 more recoveries and 13 additional deaths



There were 645 new, confirmed cases from 10 a.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday, according to the state’s dashboard. This brings the state’s total number of confirmed cases up to 47,137.

In Iowa, 6,997 new tests were given for a total of more than 505,042 that have been tested for COVID-19.

The state’s website says that of the 47,137 people who have tested positive, 35,475 have recovered. This is 815 more recoveries than what the state reported Tuesday.

Thirteen additional deaths were reported within the last 24 hours, leaving the state’s death toll at 906.

As of Aug. 5, the total number of hospitalizations in Iowa is 237. Of those hospitalizations, 68 are in the ICU and 32 are on ventilators.

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