Coronavirus case numbers

COVID-19 continues to spread through Iowa. The Iowa State Daily provides updates on the increase of positive cases, reported deaths and more.

Iowa continues to see a steady rate of positive cases of COVID-19 as an additional 1,532 cases were reported since Wednesday. 

This brings the total number of positive individuals in Iowa to 301,442. Story County currently has 8,551 confirmed cases of COVID-19 — seeing an increase of 114 cases since Tuesday. 

While the state saw a slight increase in cases after the new year, Iowa is now on a slight downward trend of positive cases according to the state. 

Since Wednesday, an additional 19 deaths have been reported, bringing the total count to 4,251 deaths related to COVID-19.

Of those, 3,888 cases had an underlying cause of death such as disease or injury according to the state’s report. 

Story County has not seen an increase of COVID-19 related deaths since Wednesday, remaining at 33. 

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