Iowa confirms 288 additional cases of COVID-19, 13 more deaths

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DES MOINES, Iowa (KCAU) – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed 288 additional cases of COVID-19.

The state’s total number of cases is 11,959.

Health officials have reported 13 more virus-related deaths in the state, raising the death toll to 265.

IDPH said 5,154 people have recovered from the coronavirus, which is 43% of the total amount of cases in the state.

Health officials reported that there are a total of 413 COVID-19 patients hospitalized with 157 of them are in the ICU and 105 are on ventilators.

IDPH said 46 were admitted to the hospitals in the last 24 hours across Iowa.

The state’s health department mentions that northwest Iowa, or RMCC Region 3 as designated by health officials, there’s 104 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 42 in the ICU, 34 are on ventilators, and 23 admitted in the past 24 hours.

IDPH reported that RMCC Region 3 has 560 inpatients beds, 100 ICU beds, and 61 ventilators available.

The state’s health department mentions that 74,174 individuals have been tested for the virus and 62,215 of them came back negative.

For the list of counties in the state that are in Siouxland with at least one positive case of the coronavirus, see below.

  • Woodbury: 1,626 with eight deaths
  • Crawford: 176 with one death
  • Sioux: 86
  • Plymouth: 59
  • Buena Vista: 31
  • Osceola: 19
  • Shelby: 19
  • Harrison: 17
  • O’Brien: 17
  • Lyon: 16
  • Monona: 12
  • Clay: 9
  • Carroll: 6
  • Dickinson: 6
  • Cherokee: 4
  • Pocahontas: 3
  • Sac: 2
  • Calhoun: 1
  • Palo Alto: 1

For more information about Iowa’s COVID-19 numbers, visit the state’s coronavirus dashboard.

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