Iowa reports 4,249 new coronavirus cases, 14 additional deaths – KCCI Des Moines

> > WIDESPREAD COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION. > > POLK COUNTY IS TRULY IN A CRITICAL STATE. > > WE ARE ASKING THE CITIZENS OF POLK COUNTY TO EMBRACE AND CONSISTENTLY TO USE PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES TO HELP US CONTROL THE SURGE.

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> > WIDESPREAD COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION. > > POLK COUNTY IS TRULY IN A CRITICAL STATE. > > WE ARE ASKING THE CITIZENS OF POLK COUNTY TO EMBRACE AND CONSISTENTLY TO USE PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES TO HELP US CONTROL THE SURGE. > > ADEQUATE STAFFING HAS BECOME A CHALLENGE AS INCREASIN NUMBERS OF OUR STAFF ARE OUT ILL. The Iowa Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 4,249 new coronavirus cases and 14 additional deaths as more counties report a high positivity rate.As of 10 a.m. Saturday, the health department reported 148,391 total positive cases, 100,346 total healings and 1,829 overall deaths since the pandemic began.

The Iowa Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 4,249 new coronavirus cases and 14 extra deaths as more counties report a high positivity rate.
Since 10 a.m. Saturday, the health department reported 148,391 total favorable cases, 100,346 total healings and 1,829 total deaths since the pandemic began. The state reported 144,142 overall cases and 1,815 total deaths 24 hours previously.

The Iowa Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 4,249 new coronavirus cases and 14 extra deaths as more counties report a high positivity rate.As of 10 a.m. Saturday, the health department reported 148,391 overall positive cases, 100,346 overall healings and 1,829 overall deaths given that the pandemic began. 3 counties report a rate above 30% and 33 counties report a positivity rate greater than 20%. Iowa reports approximately 2,610 readily available inpatient beds, with 360 ICU beds and 753 ventilators available.Iowa reports COVID-19 outbreaks in 92 long-lasting care facilities, up from 87 the previous day.

Health department information reveals 1,021,858 Iowans have actually been checked for COVID-19. The health department received 6,479 laboratory test results in the previous day, with 1,841 positive cases. Iowa reports a 14-day positivity rate of 18.6%.
State data shows 79 of Iowas 99 counties report a positivity rate higher than 15% over the last 14 days. Three counties report a rate above 30% and 33 counties report a positivity rate greater than 20%.
Iowa had actually set records for infection hospitalizations the 12 previous days. There are 194 Iowans listed in intensive care, up from 188 the previous day and a record total. Iowa reports around 2,610 available inpatient beds, with 360 ICU beds and 753 ventilators readily available.
Iowa reports COVID-19 break outs in 92 long-term care centers, up from 87 the previous day. There are 2,798 positive cases and 1,183 recoveries within those centers. There have actually been 886 deaths reported in Iowas long-lasting care facilities.
The Iowa Department of Public Health provides COVID-19 information in real time on this website control panel. KCCI releases a day-to-day summary of the last 24 hours of information at 10 a.m.