Iowa Reports 1,973 More Coronavirus Cases and 97 Additional Deaths on Thursday

The deaths of 97 more Iowans from COVID-19 and the positive tests of 1,973 more Iowans are being reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health.


The statewide death toll from COVID-19 is 3,451.  Of those who have died, 1,135 were residents of long term care facilities.


A total of 262,210 Iowans have now tested positive for the coronavirus.  The state considers 204,840 of them to be recovered from the virus.


As of Thursday morning, there were currently 746 Iowans hospitalized who have tested positive for the coronavirus, a decrease of 31 patients from the previous day.