Coronavirus update

Here are the latest figures on coronavirus in Iowa.  Another 97 people died from COVID-19 as of Tuesday (10/12), raising the pandemic total to 6748.  Two of those deaths were in Jasper County, two in Wapello County, two in Marion County and one in Poweshiek County.  There were also an additional 8167 new positive COVID-19 tests as of Tuesday, for a pandemic total of 469,519.  There were 158 new positive tests in Wapello County, 115 in Jasper County, 109 in Marion County, 89 in Mahaska County, 42 in Poweshiek County, 30 in Keokuk County and 28 new positive coronavirus tests in Monroe County.  598 people are hospitalized across the state—that’s down 28 from last week.


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