DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG) – More individuals in Iowa tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to new state data, while several more who died were reported to officials since Friday morning.
As of 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, the Iowa Department of Public Health said that 616 people who tested positive for the virus were added to the state’s total since the same time on Friday, which now stands at 356,460.
Six more people who died with COVID-19 were added to the state’s total, which is at 5,849 since the beginning of the pandemic.
218 people are hospitalized in Iowa with COVID-19, a net decrease of 10 since Friday morning. 52 of those people are in intensive care units, a net increase of three. 19 of those patients