(KTIV) – State health officials reported 1,347 new positive cases in Iowa between 10 a.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday, this is according to the COVID-19 dashboard.
At 10 a.m. Thursday, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported 301,442 total positive cases since the pandemic began. That number rose to 302,789 by 10 a.m. Friday.
The state’s dashboard says out of those who have tested positive, 263,836 have recovered, an increase of 3,334 since yesterday.
The state has reported six additional deaths connected to COVID-19, bringing the state’s death toll to 4,257.
Subtracting the number of recoveries (263,836) and the number of deaths (4,257) from the total number of cases (302,789) shows there are currently 34,696 active positive cases in the state.
In Iowa, there were 4,487 new tests given in the last 24 hours, and a total of 1,414,805 people have been tested for COVID-19.
Iowa’s 14-day positivity rate has decreased to 13.2%, which is down from 13.6% reported on Thursday.
According to the health department’s latest report, 513 Iowans are hospitalized due to the virus, which is down from 532 reported yesterday. Out of those hospitalizations, 91 are in the ICU with 35 on ventilators. State data shows 69% of Iowa’s COVID-19 hospitalizations are over the age of 60.
The IDPH is currently reporting 81 COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care facilities across the state. So far, 1,729 virus-related deaths have been reported among long-term care residents.
As of 9 a.m. Friday, the Siouxland District Health Department reported 25 new positive cases in Woodbury County, bringing the county’s total to 12,898. To date, 11,677 of the county’s cases have recovered.
The SDHD reported no additional virus-related deaths in Woodbury County, keeping its death toll to 175.
A total of 46 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Woodbury County. Of those hospitalized, 26 are county residents.
In Buena Vista County, 16 new cases were reported for a total of 3,895 positive cases. Of those cases, 3,517 have recovered.
The county has reported no new virus-related deaths, keeping its total to 29.
In Clay County, 1,654 total positive cases are being reported, an increase of five since yesterday. Of those cases, 1,460 have recovered.
Clay County has reported no additional virus-related deaths, keeping its total to 19.
State health officials say in Dickinson County three new cases were reported, bringing the total to 1,833. Of those cases, 1,631 have recovered.
Dickinson County has reported one new virus-related death, bringing its death toll to 26.
Plymouth County reported 3,477 cases on Thursday, and that number rose to 3,484 by Friday morning. Of those cases, 3,187 have recovered.
There have been no additional virus-related deaths in Plymouth County, keeping its death toll to 67.
State health officials in Sioux County reported 11 additional cases bringing its total to 4,529. Of those cases, 4,137 have recovered.
There have been no additional virus-related deaths in Sioux County, keeping its death toll to 51.