Iowa Reports 652 New Coronavirus Cases and 23 Deaths on Thursday

The latest numbers from the Iowa Department of Public Health show 23 more Iowans have died from COVID-19 and 652 more Iowans have tested positive for the coronavirus.


The number of new positive tests reported brings the total number of individuals who have tested positive up to 334,758.


The data shows there have been 5,438 total deaths from the coronavirus in the state so far.  Of those deaths, 2,150 were residents of long term care facilities.


A vaccine dashboard is now available from the Department of Health to keep track of the progress of COVID-19 vaccination in the state.  As of Thursday, 150,538 people have received both doses of the vaccine while 303,407 people have received the first dose.