Iowa Reports 1,999 New Coronavirus Cases and 15 Deaths on Wednesday

The Iowa Department of Public Health is reporting the COVID-19 related deaths of 15 Iowans and the positive coronavirus tests of another 1,999 Iowans.


A total of 3,668 Iowans have now died of COVID-19.  Of those who have died, 1,137 were residents of long term care facilities.


A total of 271,019 Iowans have now tested positive for the coronavirus.  Of those who have tested positive, the state considers 222,067 to be recovered.


As of Wednesday morning, there were currently 644 Iowans hospitalized who have tested positive for the coronavirus, including 134 in the ICU and 71 on ventilators.