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State reports no additional COVID-19 deaths, 655 more cases

358,139 in Iowa have tested positive for the coronavirus as of Monday morning.

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Local 5 previously updated data at 9 a.m. each day, but has adjusted the schedule to 10 a.m. based on the state's online reporting time. 

State overview

24-hour totals (April 13 at 10 a.m. to April 14 at 10 a.m.)

  • 16,516 tests processed
  • 655 positive individuals confirmed
    • 3.97% positivity rate 
  • 0 deaths

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, 387,202 tests have come back positive for COVID-19 since March 8, 2020. 

A total of 358,139 Iowans have tested positive. This number was found by adding PCR individuals positive (296,010) to antigen individuals positive (62,129) on the "Positive Case Analysis" dashboard.  

These numbers differ since many Iowans have been tested more than once. 

The 7-day and 14-day positive rates are both 4.7%.

More than 4.61 million tests have been administered in the state, including PCR and antigen tests. 

5,857 Iowans have died—unchanged for the third straight day.

339,094 Iowans are considered to be recovered from the virus. 

NOTE: As of June 30, 2020, IDPH classifies anyone not hospitalized or deceased after 28 days to be "recovered."

Vaccine updates

The state officially administered more than 1 million doses on March 12. The state officially administered more than 1 million doses to Iowans on March 14. 

The state updated the vaccine dashboard on March 10 to include Johnson & Johnson doses into Iowa's vaccine totals. 

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, 1,907,934 total COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the state. A total of 1,836,707 have been administered to Iowans. 

A total of 394,466 individuals have started their two-dose vaccine series while 714,892 have completed their full two-dose series. The state's website says 83,685 people are fully vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

781,224 individuals have been fully vaccinated by the state of Iowa. 

Two doses must be administered for an individual to be counted as fully vaccinated for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. However, full immunity isn't achieved until two weeks after the second dose.

Johnson & Johnson is a single-dose vaccine, so individuals have full immunity two weeks after that dose. 

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As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, hospitalizations in Iowa are at 218, a 24-hour decrease of two.

The record for most hospitalizations was recorded on Wednesday, Nov. 18 with 1,527. 

The website says 46 patients have been admitted in the last 24 hours, 57 are in the intensive care unit (ICU) and 14 are on ventilators. 960 ventilators are available. 

The website says 34.75% of inpatient beds are available in the state and 403 ICU beds are available. 

The state website updates hospitalizations data nightly. 

Long-term care facilities

Three long-term care facility outbreaks have been reported, with 31 total cases among staff and residents. Six residents and/or staff have recovered, according to the state.

Resident deaths are at 2,296.

The state recently said they will use both "contributing factor" and "underlying cause" when calculating deaths.

Long-term care facilities are removed from being on the outbreak list when no new cases are detected in 28 days. All data, excluding deaths, on the long-term care dashboard are an active number, not a running total, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

IDPH announced that several changes to the state website and how LTC data would be reported would start Friday, Jan. 8:

  • Previous reporting: The reporting method for the LTC dashboard included old positive cases in an LTC facility for previous outbreak status.
    • Example: If an LTC was in an outbreak status in April and then again in January, the positive case counts were captured for both outbreaks in the overall positive counts.
    • New reporting: The number now only reflects positive cases associated with the current outbreak.
  • Previous reporting: The reporting method for the LTC dashboard included old recovered cases in LTC for previous outbreak status.
    • Example: If an LTC was in an outbreak status in April and then again in January the recovered case counts were also captured for both outbreaks in the overall recovered counts.
    • New reporting: The number now only reflects positive cases associated with the current outbreak.

State-run facilities

As of noon Tuesday, 535 staff members at Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) facilities and 347 patients have tested positive for the virus. 

Of those cases, 526 staff and 343 patients are considered to be recovered.

DHS reported the death of a second resident due to virus complications on Jan. 7.

"Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the deceased," the agency said in a release on its website.

The document below details outbreaks at each facility and how DHS has responded to the pandemic in real-time. It also includes individuals that are considered to be recovered. 

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COVID-19 in central Iowa counties as of 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 14:

Here's a quick look at central Iowa data by county from the coronavirus website:


  • 42,997 total tests
    • 2,754 total positive 
    • 40,243 negative
  • 2,450 recovered
  • 31 reported deaths


  • 123,614 total tests
    • 12,145 total positive
    • 111,469 negative
  • 10,331 recovered
  • 96 reported deaths 


  • 49,860 total tests
    • 4,403 total positive
    • 45,457 negative
  • 3,883 recovered
  • 70 reported deaths


  • 19,874 total tests
    • 1,668 positive
    • 18,206 negative
  • 1,466 recovered
  • 19 reported deaths


  • 40,923 total tests
    • 3,742 total positive
    • 37,181 negative
  • 3,414 recovered
  • 75 reported deaths


  • 79,895 total tests
    • 5,123 total positive
    • 74,772 negative
  • 4,636 recovered
  • 74 reported deaths


  • 666,058 total tests
    • 62,715 total positive
    • 603,343 negative
  • 52,636 recovered
  • 598 reported deaths 


  • 157,199 total tests
    • 11,003 total positive
    • 146,196 negative
  • 9,743 recovered
  • 47 reported deaths


  • 73,532 total tests
    • 5,990 total positive
    • 67,542 negative
  • 5,180 recovered
  • 86 reported deaths

Counties with the most positive tests as of 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 14:

  • Polk — 62,715
  • Linn — 21,540
  • Scott — 20,212
  • Black Hawk — 16,909
  • Woodbury — 16,111

Counties with the least positive tests as of 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 14:

  • Adams — 335
  • Audubon — 511
  • Ringgold — 553
  • Wayne — 557
  • Van Buren — 580

There are 1,024 positive tests pending investigation as of this update.


Deaths from COVID-19

Testing trends

The coronavirus website now has a dashboard detailing serology testing as well.

Here's a look at the TestIowa assessments taken:

Long-term care facilities

The long-term care dashboard now includes more information about outbreaks across the state. Iowans can now see positive cases among symptomatic and asymptomatic residents as well as positive cases over time.

Regional Medical Coordination Center Data (RMCC)

Regional Medical Coordination Center data is also available for Iowans to view. 

This is where you can find the total number of hospitalized patients and the breakdown of patients in ICU, on ventilators and how many have been admitted into a hospital in the last 24 hours.

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