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.