The Iowa Department of Public Health is reporting the COVID-19 related deaths of another 71 Iowans and the positive test results of an additional 1,425 Iowans.
The number of Iowans who’ve died from COVID-19 now stands at 3,739. Of those who have died, 1,137 were residents of long term care facilities in Iowa.
The total number of Iowans who have now tested positive for the coronavirus is 272,444. Of those who have tested positive, 224,821 are considered recovered from the virus.
As of Thursday morning there were 625 Iowans hospitalized who’ve tested positive for the virus, including 127 patients in the ICU and 70 patients on ventilators. Those numbers are down from the previous day.
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