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28 additional COVID-19 deaths, 1,200 new cases reported in Iowa – KCCI Des Moines

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Nov 30, 2020

RIGHT NOW IN IOWA PRISONS, THERE ARE MORE THAN 280 CASES OF COVID-19. THAT’S ACCORDING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS. 81 OF THOSE CASES ARE IN ANAMOSA, 37 ARE IN FORT DODGE, AND THERE ARE 85 INMATES WITH COVID IN MT. PLEAS

28 additional COVID-19 deaths, 1,200 new cases reported in Iowa

The Iowa Department of Public Health reports 28 additional COVID-19 deaths Monday as more long-term care facilities report virus outbreaks.Iowa reported 1,200 new positive coronavirus cases Monday. As of 10 a.m., the health department reported 228,996 total positive cases, 132,210 total recoveries and 2,403 total deaths since the start of the pandemic. Iowa reported 227,796 total cases and 2,375 deaths 24 hours earlier.State data shows 1,211,072 Iowans have been tested for COVID-19. Iowa received 3,786 individual lab test results a day ago, with 853 positive cases. The state receives test data from prior days that add to the overall total. Iowa’s statewide 14-day positivity rate climbed from 17.8% to 18.9% Monday. Health department data shows 87 of Iowa’s 99 counties report a 14-day positivity rate at or higher than 15%. Schools in those counties can apply for a waiver to provide 100% online learning. Forty-two of Iowa’s counties report a rate higher than 20%. Lyon County reports a 31.3% positivity rate over the last 14 days.Virus hospitalizations trends continue to decline in Iowa. There are currently 1,162 Iowans hospitalized with the virus, down from 1,175 a day earlier. There were 138 patients admitted in the last 24 hours and 224 patients listed in intensive care. Both of those numbers declined from the previous day. Iowa reports approximately 3,500 hospital beds, 393 ICU beds and 843 ventilators available. Hospitalization analysis shows 852 patients were hospitalized with a primary COVID-19 diagnosis, while 310 were hospitalized for another reason but tested positive. State data shows 71% of those hospitalized are over the age of 59.Two more long-term care facilities report COVID-19 outbreaks in Iowa, bringing the total to 155. There are 4,937 positive cases and 2,078 recoveries reported within those facilities. There have been 1,063 deaths reported in Iowa’s long-term care facilities. The Iowa Department of Public Health provides virus data in real time on this website dashboard. KCCI publishes a daily summary at 10 a.m.

The Iowa Department of Public Health reports 28 additional COVID-19 deaths Monday as more long-term care facilities report virus outbreaks.

Iowa reported 1,200 new positive coronavirus cases Monday. As of 10 a.m., the health department reported 228,996 total positive cases, 132,210 total recoveries and 2,403 total deaths since the start of the pandemic. Iowa reported 227,796 total cases and 2,375 deaths 24 hours earlier.

State data shows 1,211,072 Iowans have been tested for COVID-19. Iowa received 3,786 individual lab test results a day ago, with 853 positive cases. The state receives test data from prior days that add to the overall total. Iowa’s statewide 14-day positivity rate climbed from 17.8% to 18.9% Monday.

Health department data shows 87 of Iowa’s 99 counties report a 14-day positivity rate at or higher than 15%. Schools in those counties can apply for a waiver to provide 100% online learning. Forty-two of Iowa’s counties report a rate higher than 20%. Lyon County reports a 31.3% positivity rate over the last 14 days.

Virus hospitalizations trends continue to decline in Iowa. There are currently 1,162 Iowans hospitalized with the virus, down from 1,175 a day earlier. There were 138 patients admitted in the last 24 hours and 224 patients listed in intensive care. Both of those numbers declined from the previous day.

Iowa reports approximately 3,500 hospital beds, 393 ICU beds and 843 ventilators available. Hospitalization analysis shows 852 patients were hospitalized with a primary COVID-19 diagnosis, while 310 were hospitalized for another reason but tested positive. State data shows 71% of those hospitalized are over the age of 59.

Two more long-term care facilities report COVID-19 outbreaks in Iowa, bringing the total to 155. There are 4,937 positive cases and 2,078 recoveries reported within those facilities. There have been 1,063 deaths reported in Iowa’s long-term care facilities.

The Iowa Department of Public Health provides virus data in real time on this website dashboard. KCCI publishes a daily summary at 10 a.m.

 

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