COVID-19 patients in ICUs at record high, ventilator usage at highest since early June – KCRG

DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG) – Hospitalization rates due to the illness triggered by the unique coronavirus remained high up on Saturday, according to data offered by state authorities, as countless more cases and extra deaths were reported.
Since 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, the Iowa Department of Public Health stated that 4,249 additional cases of COVID-19 were added to the states reported overall because Friday morning, which now stands at 148,391 cases. 100,346 individuals are considered recovered from the disease.
14 more deaths were reported in the state in the last 24 hours. Iowas overall considering that the pandemic started is now 1,829.
901 individuals are hospitalized due to COVID-19, a net decline of 11 because Fridays report. A record 194 of those are in intensive care systems, a net increase of 6. 72 of those patients need the use of a ventilator, a net boost of 5. This is the greatest variety of patients on a ventilator due to the illness considering that June 2. 165 brand-new patients were confessed to Iowa medical facilities in the last 24 hours, a new record and a consistent rate with the last couple of days.
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