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Iowa reports 16 additional coronavirus deaths, 1,330 new cases – KCCI Des Moines

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Iowa reports 16 additional coronavirus deaths, 1,330 brand-new cases

Updated: 9:57 AM CDT Oct 16, 2020

IDPH data shows 14 counties reporting a positivity rate higher than 15% over the last 14 days, down from 19 the previous day. KCCI releases a summary of the last 24 hours of data each day at 10 a.m.

The Iowa Department of Public Health on Friday reported 1,330 new positive coronavirus cases and 16 extra deaths. As of 10 a.m. Friday, the state reported 104,552 overall favorable cases, 80,486 overall recoveries and 1,521 total deaths because the pandemic began. The state reported 103,222 positive cases and 1,505 deaths 24 hours earlier.State data programs 886,557 Iowans have actually been tested for COVID-19. The health department got 6,577 laboratory test results in the previous day, with 839 favorable cases. The state likewise receives test results from prior days that contribute to the overall total. Iowa reports a 14-day positivity rate of 9.2%. IDPH information reveals 14 counties reporting a positivity rate higher than 15% over the last 14 days, down from 19 the previous day. Public schools in Harrison, Sioux, Carroll, Osceola, Monroe, Delaware, Plymouth, Emmet, Lyon, Taylor, Fremont, Decatur, Crawford and Woodbury counties can request a waiver to offer 100% virtual guideline. Harrison, Sioux and Carroll counties report a rate greater than 20% over the last 14 days.COVID-19 hospitalizations in Iowa have actually dropped after setting records numerous times today. There are presently 468 Iowans hospitalized with the infection, below 482 the previous day. There are 105 clients noted in extensive care, below 107 the previous day. There were 66 clients confessed in the last 24 hours, unchanged from the previous day. There are currently 48 patients on ventilators in Iowa, down from 49 the previous day.There are also fewer Iowa long-lasting care centers reporting coronavirus outbreaks. There are currently 58 noted by the state, down from 61 facilities the previous day. IDPH data shows 1,449 positive cases and 595 healings within those centers. There have been a total of 761 deaths in Iowas long-lasting care facilities.The Iowa Department of Public Health reports coronavirus information in genuine time on this site control panel. KCCI publishes a summary of the last 24 hours of stats every day at 10 a.m.

IDPH data shows 14 counties reporting a positivity rate greater than 15% over the last 14 days, down from 19 the previous day. Public schools in Harrison, Sioux, Carroll, Osceola, Monroe, Delaware, Plymouth, Emmet, Lyon, Taylor, Fremont, Decatur, Crawford and Woodbury counties can look for a waiver to use 100% virtual guideline. Harrison, Sioux and Carroll counties report a rate higher than 20% over the last 14 days.
There were 66 clients confessed in the last 24 hours, the same from the previous day. There are currently 48 patients on ventilators in Iowa, down from 49 the previous day.
There are likewise less Iowa long-lasting care facilities reporting coronavirus break outs. There are currently 58 listed by the state, below 61 centers the previous day. IDPH data reveals 1,449 positive cases and 595 recoveries within those centers. There have been a total of 761 deaths in Iowas long-lasting care centers.
The Iowa Department of Public Health reports coronavirus information in genuine time on this site control panel. KCCI releases a summary of the last 24 hours of data every day at 10 a.m.

DES MOINES, Iowa–.
The Iowa Department of Public Health on Friday reported 1,330 brand-new positive coronavirus cases and 16 extra deaths. As of 10 a.m. Friday, the state reported 104,552 overall positive cases, 80,486 total healings and 1,521 total deaths considering that the pandemic started. The state reported 103,222 favorable cases and 1,505 deaths 24 hr earlier.
The health department received 6,577 laboratory test results in the previous day, with 839 favorable cases. The state also gets test outcomes from previous days that add to the general total.

DES MOINES, Iowa–.
IDPH information shows 14 counties reporting a positivity rate greater than 15% over the last 14 days, down from 19 the previous day. Harrison, Sioux and Carroll counties report a rate greater than 20% over the last 14 days.
There are currently 48 clients on ventilators in Iowa, down from 49 the previous day.