IDPH reports 71 additional COVID-19 deaths on Christmas Eve – KCCI Des Moines

The Iowa Department of Public Health releases the latest coronavirus data in real-time. KCCI provides a daily snapshot of the past 24 hours of statistics.As of 10 a.m. Thursday, the IDPH website reports 272,444 confirmed cases statewide since Iowa’s outbreak began.The IDPH confirmed 1,425 additional COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. The IDPH reported 71 additional COVID-19 deaths for a statewide death toll of 3,739. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 224,820 Iowans have recovered from COVID-19. Of Iowa’s 99 counties, 32 report 14-day positivity rates above 15%. Sixteen Iowa counties report a 14-day positivity rate below 10%.According to the state’s website, a total of 1,332,934 Iowans received COVID-19 tests. IDPH reports 625 hospitalizations, of which 127 Iowans are in intensive care units. Iowa hospitals admitted 106 in the last 24 hours, compared to 113 admitted the day before. Of those in the hospital, 70 patients are on ventilators. There are currently 3,020 inpatient beds available and 386 ICU beds available. As of this morning, there are 885 ventilators available. Iowa’s average reported positivity rate is 12.4% over the last 14 days. Of the state’s confirmed cases, 224,821 Iowans recovered.The IDPH reports 127 COVID-19 outbreaks among long-term care facilities in the state, accounting for 5,204 of Iowa’s total positive cases. COVID-19 outbreaks at long-term care facilities account for 1,137 of the state’s total deaths.

The Iowa Department of Public Health releases the latest coronavirus data in real-time. KCCI provides a daily snapshot of the past 24 hours of statistics.

As of 10 a.m. Thursday, the IDPH website reports 272,444 confirmed cases statewide since Iowa’s outbreak began.

The IDPH confirmed 1,425 additional COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.

The IDPH reported 71 additional COVID-19 deaths for a statewide death toll of 3,739.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 224,820 Iowans have recovered from COVID-19.

Of Iowa’s 99 counties, 32 report 14-day positivity rates above 15%. Sixteen Iowa counties report a 14-day positivity rate below 10%.

According to the state’s website, a total of 1,332,934 Iowans received COVID-19 tests.

IDPH reports 625 hospitalizations, of which 127 Iowans are in intensive care units. Iowa hospitals admitted 106 in the last 24 hours, compared to 113 admitted the day before. Of those in the hospital, 70 patients are on ventilators.

There are currently 3,020 inpatient beds available and 386 ICU beds available. As of this morning, there are 885 ventilators available.

Iowa’s average reported positivity rate is 12.4% over the last 14 days. Of the state’s confirmed cases, 224,821 Iowans recovered.

The IDPH reports 127 COVID-19 outbreaks among long-term care facilities in the state, accounting for 5,204 of Iowa’s total positive cases. COVID-19 outbreaks at long-term care facilities account for 1,137 of the state’s total deaths.