Iowa Reports 634 Coronavirus Cases on Thursday

The most current numbers from the Iowa Department of Public Health show 15 more Iowans have died from COVID-19 and another 634 people have tested positive for the virus, bringing the total number of positive tests to 43,778.


The new numbers reflect testing reported over the last 24 hours between 10am Wednesday and 10am Thursday.


The data shows there have been 854 total deaths from the coronavirus in the state so far, of those deaths, 456 were residents of long term care facilities.


There are 237 hospitalized patients with the virus in the state, a decrease of 9 from the previous day and 76 of those patients are in intensive care, with 31 on ventilators.


Of the people who have tested positive for COVID-19, 31741 have recovered.