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IDPH reports 901 new coronavirus cases, 6 additional deaths – KCCI Des Moines

WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS, GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLDS EXTENDED THE CLOSURE OF BARS, WINERIES, BREWERIES AND NIGHTCLUBS IN JOHNSON AND STORY COUNTIES THROUGH SEPTEMBER 27. RESTAURANTS IN THOSE COUNTIES CAN STILL STAY OPEN BUT HAVE TO STOP SELLING ALCOHOL AT 10PM. HER PROCLAMATION TODAY ALSO EXTENDS OTHER CORONAVIRUS SAFETY MEASURES AT BARS AND RESTAURANTS IN…


IDPH reports 901 new coronavirus cases, 6 additional deaths – KCCI Des Moines

WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS, GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLDS EXTENDED THE CLOSURE OF BARS, WINERIES, BREWERIES AND NIGHTCLUBS IN JOHNSON AND STORY COUNTIES THROUGH SEPTEMBER 27. RESTAURANTS IN THOSE COUNTIES CAN STILL STAY OPEN BUT HAVE TO STOP SELLING ALCOHOL AT 10PM. HER PROCLAMATION TODAY ALSO EXTENDS OTHER CORONAVIRUS SAFETY MEASURES AT BARS AND RESTAURANTS IN ALL 99 COUNTIES. THOSE BUSINESSES WILL HAVE TO CONTINUE ENSURING SPACE FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING TO REQUIRE ALL CUSTOMERS HAVE A PLACE TO SIT WHEN THEY EAT OR DRINK. THE PROCLAMATION ALSO EXTENDS PRECAUTIONS FOR GYMS, CASINOS, SALONS AND OTHER ESTABLISMENTS. THOSE RULES LAST THROUGH OCTOBER

IDPH reports 901 new coronavirus cases, 6 additional deaths

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 901 new coronavirus cases and six additional deaths on Saturday.As of 10 a.m. Saturday, IDPH reported a total of 79,128 positive cases, 57,227 recoveries and 1,264 deaths since the pandemic began. As of 10 a.m. Friday, IDPH had reported 78,227 total cases and 1,258 total deaths.IDPH reported 732,186 Iowans have been tested for COVID-19. The state received 6,247 lab results in the previous day, with 692 positive cases. IDPH receives lab results from previous days that add to the overall reported total. One of four Iowans have been tested for coronavirus, while 1 of 40 have tested positive. The state reports a positivity rate of 8.5% over the last 14 days.The state reports nine Iowa counties with a positivity rate greater than 15% over the last 14 days, up from eight the previous day. That means public schools in Sioux, Lyon, Crawford, Osceola, Plymouth, Winnebago, Henry, Sac, and Carroll counties can apply for a waiver to offer 100% virtual learning. Sioux, Lyon, Crawford and Osceola counties report a rate greater than 20%, with Sioux County reporting a 29.5% positivity rate.IDPH data shows 282 patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19, up from 281 the previous day. There are 81 patients in intensive care, down from 91 the previous day. There are 40 patients on ventilators, up from 39 the previous day. There were 34 patients admitted in the last 24 hours, down from 55 the previous day. IDPH reported approximately 2,890 hospital beds available in the state, with 411 ICU beds and 781 ventilators available.There are 39 long-term care facilities reporting COVID-19 outbreaks in Iowa, unchanged from the previous day. IDPH reported 891 positive cases and 463 recoveries within those facilities. There have been 664 deaths in Iowa’s long-term care facilities.The Iowa Department of Public Health provides the latest coronavirus data in real time on this website. KCCI publishes a daily recap of the last 24 hours of data at 10 a.m.

DES MOINES, Iowa —

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 901 new coronavirus cases and six additional deaths on Saturday.

As of 10 a.m. Saturday, IDPH reported a total of 79,128 positive cases, 57,227 recoveries and 1,264 deaths since the pandemic began. As of 10 a.m. Friday, IDPH had reported 78,227 total cases and 1,258 total deaths.

IDPH reported 732,186 Iowans have been tested for COVID-19. The state received 6,247 lab results in the previous day, with 692 positive cases. IDPH receives lab results from previous days that add to the overall reported total. One of four Iowans have been tested for coronavirus, while 1 of 40 have tested positive. The state reports a positivity rate of 8.5% over the last 14 days.

The state reports nine Iowa counties with a positivity rate greater than 15% over the last 14 days, up from eight the previous day. That means public schools in Sioux, Lyon, Crawford, Osceola, Plymouth, Winnebago, Henry, Sac, and Carroll counties can apply for a waiver to offer 100% virtual learning. Sioux, Lyon, Crawford and Osceola counties report a rate greater than 20%, with Sioux County reporting a 29.5% positivity rate.

IDPH data shows 282 patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19, up from 281 the previous day. There are 81 patients in intensive care, down from 91 the previous day. There are 40 patients on ventilators, up from 39 the previous day. There were 34 patients admitted in the last 24 hours, down from 55 the previous day. IDPH reported approximately 2,890 hospital beds available in the state, with 411 ICU beds and 781 ventilators available.

There are 39 long-term care facilities reporting COVID-19 outbreaks in Iowa, unchanged from the previous day. IDPH reported 891 positive cases and 463 recoveries within those facilities. There have been 664 deaths in Iowa’s long-term care facilities.

The Iowa Department of Public Health provides the latest coronavirus data in real time on this website. KCCI publishes a daily recap of the last 24 hours of data at 10 a.m.

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