Iowa Reports 775 New Coronavirus Cases on Wednesday

Statistics from the Iowa Department of Public Health show another 775 Iowans have tested positive for COVID-19 and one more Iowan has died as a result of the virus.

A total of 76,050 Iowans have now tested positive for the virus since March, 55,005 of them are considered recovered by the state.

The death of one more Iowan raised the statewide death toll from COVID-19 to 1,234. Of those deaths 653 were residents of long term care facilities.

There are currently 291 Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19, an increase of seven patients in the last 24 hours. There are 79 patients in the ICU with COVID-19 and 32 patients on ventilators.