Davenport, IA – The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 559 new positive virus tests and 11 additional deaths Friday.
The health department reported 369,643 total positive tests, 323,633 total recoveries and 5,631 total deaths since the pandemic began. Twenty-four hours earlier, the health department reported 369,084 total positive tests and 5,620 total deaths.
Virus hospitalizations have remained flat this week. There are now 168 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, up from 166 a day earlier. There are 36 patients in ICU and 13 patients on ventilators.
The number of long-term care facilities reporting virus outbreaks in Iowa is down to three. The state reports 56 positive cases and 38 recoveries among residents and staff within those facilities.