Iowa Reports 1,986 New Coronavirus Cases and 14 More Deaths

The latest numbers from the Iowa Department of Public Health show 14 more Iowans have died from COVID-19 and 1,986 new cases have been reported.


The number of new positive cases brings the total number of positive tests to 260,237.


The data shows there have been 3,354 total deaths from the coronavirus in the state since the pandemic began.  Of those, 1,134 were residents of long term care facilities.


As of this morning, there are 776 hospitalized patients with the virus in the state, a decrease of 22 from the previous day.