Iowa Reports 696 Coronavirus Cases on Friday

The most current numbers from the Iowa Department of Public Health show 11 more Iowans have died from COVID-19 and another 696 people have tested positive for the virus for the virus, bringing the total number of positive tests to 44,474.


The data shows there have been 865 total deaths from the coronavirus in the state so far.  Of those deaths, 468 were residents of long term care facilities.


There are 225 hospitalized patients with the virus in the state, a decrease of 12 from the previous day and 71 of those patients are in intensive care with 29 of them on ventilators.


Of the people who have tested positive for COVID-19, 32,495.