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Oct. 14: 1,180 new cases in Iowa, 11 more deaths as hospitalizations continue reaching all-time high

Iowa Coronavirus

EDITOR'S NOTE: The daily numbers that we report do not line up with the numbers the state is reporting for each day. Every day at 10 a.m. we take the previous day's numbers from 10 a.m. and subtract them with the current numbers from the state at 10 a.m. Rather than reporting a day behind, we wish to give you the most updated information. For Black Hawk and Linn Counties, we are reporting numbers from their county COVID-19 websites. For Johnson and Dubuque counties, we are reporting numbers from the state's website.

IOWA

(KWWL) — There were 1,180 new, confirmed cases from 10 a.m. Tuesday to 10 a.m. Wednesday, according to the state's dashboard, which brings the state's total number of cases to 101,812.

The state's website says that of the 101,812 people who have tested positive, 79,049 have recovered. This is 992 more recoveries than what the state reported Tuesday.

The number of active positive cases in the state is 22,763.

The state is reporting 11 additional deaths within this time frame, leaving the state's death toll at 1,492.

There were 74 patients hospitalized in Iowa within the last 24 hours and the total number of hospitalizations is 473, which is up from 463. This is another all-time high for total hospitalizations. Of those hospitalizations, 106 are in the ICU and 46 are on ventilators.

In Iowa, there's been 5,419 new tests given and a total of 873,190 people that have been tested for COVID-19.

BLACK HAWK COUNTY

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, the Black Hawk COVID-19 dashboard is showing new data at 10 a.m. Tuesday. There were 14 more positive cases for a total of 5,655 cases in the county. There were 39 more recoveries, leaving a total of 4,151. There were no additional deaths, leaving a total of 96 deaths. The 14-day average positivity rate for the county is 7.8 percent.

LINN COUNTY

According to the Linn County COVID-19 dashboard at 10 a.m. Wednesday, there are 35 new positive cases for a total of 4,781 reported cases since 10 a.m. Tuesday. There were 40 additional recoveries in the county, leaving a total of 3,707 recoveries. There were two additional deaths, leaving a total of 129 deaths. There are 21 current hospitalizations in the county. The 14-day average positivity rate for the county is 6.2 percent.

JOHNSON COUNTY

According to the state's dashboard at 10 a.m. Wednesday, there are 12 new positive cases reported in Johnson County since 10 a.m. Tuesday. This brings the total to 5,510 reported cases. There have been 34 additional recoveries, leaving a total of 4,873 recoveries. A total of 43,155 have been tested. There were no additional deaths, leaving the total at 30 deaths. The 14-day average positivity rate for the county is 5.2 percent.

DUBUQUE COUNTY

According to the state's dashboard at 10 a.m. Wednesday, there are 89 new positive cases reported in Dubuque County since 10 a.m. Tuesday. This brings the total to 4,290 reported cases. There were 61 more recoveries reported for a total of 2,636. A total of 33,234 people have been tested. There were no additional deaths, leaving a total of 50 deaths. The 14-day average positivity rate for the county is 14.7 percent.

View COVID-19 numbers from Tuesday here.

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