Iowa Adds 2,785 New COVID-19 Cases and 61 Additional Deaths on Wednesday

The Iowa Department of Public Health is reporting the COVID-19 related deaths of another 61 Iowans and the positive tests of another 2,785 individuals.


A total of 4,060 Iowans have now died from COVID-19.  Of those who’ve died, 1,139 were residents of long term care facilities.


A total number of Iowans who’ve tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began last March now stands at 289,464.


There were 604 Iowans hospitalized who’ve tested positive for the virus as of Wednesday morning, an increase of 22 patients from Tuesday.