State Of Iowa Sets Yet Another Record For Daily Hospitalizations Related To COVID-19

Mon 11-16-2020

(Des Moines)-- The number of daily hospitalizations in Iowa due to COVID-19 has set yet another record. The Department of Public Health reported that for the previous 24 hours ending at 10:00 am this (Mon.) morning, 1,392 Iowans were hospitalized due to the virus, up from 1,279 in Sunday's report. 271 were in intensive care units with 123 on ventilators.

The state reported 2,335 new positive cases of COVID-19 as of this (Mon.) morning with six additional deaths related to the virus.

Dickinson county reported five new, confirmed cases. The county's death toll remained at nine.