DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Public Health reported another 495 coronavirus cases in the state. The department reported no additional deaths from COVID-19 as of Sunday morning.
The new numbers reflect a testing reported over the 24 hours between 10 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday.
The data from the IDPH shows there have been 704 total deaths from the coronavirus in the state so far. Of those deaths, 363 were residents of long-term care facilities. There are currently outbreaks at 25 long-term care facilities in Iowa.
The number of positive COVID-19 tests for the same 24-hour period of time was 495, bringing the total number of positive tests to 28,430.
There are 118 hospitalized patients with the virus in the state, a decrease of 13 from Saturday. Thirty-six of those patients are in intensive care with 18 of them on ventilators.
Of the people who have tested positive for COVID-19, 17,533 have recovered.
These results stem from testing of 295,929 individuals thus far.
Serology testing, which tests for antibodies that are present after someone has recovered from the illness, shows there are 2,276 people who tested positive out of the 31,894 people given the serology test so far.
These cases represent the newest diagnosed cases and not all of the cases statewide. The IDPH provides a status report on its monitoring efforts and testing here, which includes all of the positive tests.
The IDPH is updating this data throughout the day in order to provide more current information for Iowans.
A public hotline has been established for questions about COVID-19 in Iowa. It is available 24/7 by calling 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431. If you think you have or may have had the coronavirus and want to get tested, take the TestIowa assessment here.