(KTIV) – State health officials reported 1,473 new positive cases in Iowa between 10 a.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday, this according to the COVID-19 dashboard. 

At 10 a.m. Thursday, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported 272,444 total positive cases since the pandemic began. That number rose to 273,917 by 10 a.m. Friday.

The state’s website says out of those who have tested positive, 225,157 have recovered, an increase of 336  since yesterday. 

The state has reported five more deaths connected to COVID-19, bringing the state’s death toll to 3,744.

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Subtracting the number of recoveries (225,157) and the number of deaths (3,744) from the total number of cases (273,917) shows there

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