The Iowa Department of Public Health is reporting the deaths of 22 more Iowans from COVID-19 and the positive tests of 2,964 more Iowans for the virus.
The new cases on Wednesday raise the total number of Iowans who have tested positive to 233,866. Of those, the state reports 142,249 have recovered.
The 22 deaths raises the statewide total to 2,449. Of those who have died, 1,075 were residents of long term care facilities.
There are currently 1,162 Iowans hospitalized with the virus, a decrease of 10 from Tuesday.