Iowa Reports 292 New Coronavirus Cases and 5 Deaths on Monday

The latest numbers from the Iowa Department of Public Health show 5 more Iowans have died from COVID-19 and 292 new cases have been reported.


The number of new positive tests reported for the time period brings the total number of positive tests up to 319,495.


The data shows there have been 4,906 total deaths from the coronavirus in the state so far.  Of those deaths, 2,009 were residents of long term care facilities.  There are currently outbreaks at 55 long term care facilities in Iowa.


The positivity rate for the last 14 days stands at 9.9%, unchanged from the day before.