The Iowa Department of Public Health is reporting the deaths of 38 more Iowans from COVID-19 and the positive test results of another 4,195 people.
The number of new positive tests pushes the statewide total of those who’ve contracted the virus to 198,674. Of those, the state considers 112,778 to be recovered from the virus.
The statewide death toll from the virus is now 2,102 Iowans. Of those who have died, 971 were residents of long term care facilities.
There are currently 1,516 Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19, a decrease of 11 patients from Wednesday’s record high, 286 of those patients are in the ICU and 135 are on ventilators.