Iowa COVID-19 Cases top 300,000

Des Moines, Ia-  Iowa’s number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases has topped 300,000.

The Iowa Department of Public Health on Thursday reported 1,532 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Iowa for a total of 301,442 positive cases since the pandemic began.

19 additional deaths were also reported bringing that total to 4,251.  there have been 262,255 recoveries in Iowa and 1,410,318 total COVID-19 tests performed.

Hospitalizations saw an increase as well, with 532 people hospitalized with 85 patients in ICUs and 25 on ventilators.