DES MOINES – Today, the state of Iowa has been notified of 419 additional positive cases for a total of 16,767 positive cases. There have been additional 4,336 negative tests for a total of 106,223 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. The positivity rate for this report is 8.8%.
An additional 26 COVID related deaths were confirmed. The dates of these confirmed COVID related deaths were from May 9 to May 22. There are 362 Iowans currently hospitalized. 9,187 Iowans have recovered (54.7%).
Due to planned maintenance from 6:00 am Saturday, May 23, through 6:00 am Monday, May 25, the Case Counts Dashboard on coronavirus.iowa.gov will not reflect accurate counts during the maintenance period. All Case Counts will be brought up to date by 6:00 am Monday, May 25.