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COVID-19 Latest Numbers

May 22, 2020 11:05am

The Iowa coronavirus website shows 16,415 positive COVID-19 cases as of late this (Fri) morning. There have been 461 more positive cases in the state since the same time the day before.

There are 16 more deaths. 419 Iowans have now died due to COVID-19.

The website shows 136 positive cases in Buena Vista County. 26 of the BV County cases have recovered. The state's recovery rate is 54-percent.

In other area counties, the website shows 10 positive cases for Cherokee County...nine in Clay...eight in Ida...seven in Sac...three in Pocahontas...and two in Calhoun.

In northwest Iowa's RMCC Region Three, 85 individuals are hospitalized with COVID-19, which is three more than the previous day. 37 are in ICU, and 25 are on ventilators.

Over 119,000 Iowans have been tested for COVID-19.