Total number of COVID-19 cases in Iowa since March pushes past 52,000 – KCRG

An overall of 6,292 tests were reported by public and private laboratories throughout the last 24 hours. The positivity rate of tests during that reporting period was 10.6%, somewhat higher than the previous durations 8.7%. A total of 558,681 tests for COVID-19 have actually been processed in Iowa since the beginning of the pandemic.
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DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG) – Several hundred more Iowans were reported to have actually tested favorable for the illness triggered by the unique coronavirus, contributing to a total that now goes beyond 52,000 in the state.
Since 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 16, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported 666 additional cases of COVID-19 since Saturday early morning, bringing the overall since the pandemic started to 52,306. 40,493 are considered recuperated from the illness, a boost of 124.
Two extra deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 975.
The total number of hospitalized is at its highest level since June 5. State officials have actually cautioned that some hospitalization data may be altered by some clients who were formerly being dealt with at a long-term care center being taken to a health center following damage to their facility in Mondays storms.