Iowa officials report 3,860 new coronavirus cases, 19 more deaths over 24 hours

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Published: Nov. 24, 2020 at 10:56 AM CST
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DES MOINES, Iowa (KWQC) - Iowa officials reported 3,860 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 19 more deaths between 10:30 a.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to the state’s coronavirus website.

That brings the statewide total to 215,582 cases, with a positivity rate of 18.3% and 2,224 deaths since the start of the pandemic. The website, which reports the data in real-time, also showed that 1,177,302 Iowans have been tested and 119,685 have recovered.

Officials also reported 1,351 Iowans were in the hospital for the virus as of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Of those patients, 165 were admitted over the last 24 hours, 275 were in the intensive care unit and 155 were on ventilators.

Governor Kim Reynolds is expected to hold a live COVID-19 briefing at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday.

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Visit TV6′s “Tracking the Curve” page for a breakdown of cases in the Iowa and Illinois Quad Cities area.

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