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COVID-19 update (5/30/20) – 1 new case in Cass County; 527 dead statewide


May 30th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Officials with the Iowa Department of Public Health, Saturday (today), report Cass County has one new positive case of COVID-19, for a total of 12. Nine people have also recovered from the virus in the County. The only other changes in numbers for the surrounding counties, was in Guthrie County where there were two more cases (for a total of 50; 30 have recovered), and in Shelby County, which had an additional case (for a total of 35; 30 have recovered).

In western/southwest Iowa, the latest RMCC data show 12 persons were hospitalized over the past 24 hours, 6 were in an ICU, 5 were admitted to a hospital, and 3 people were on ventilators.

Statewide, to date:

  • 148, 886 Iowans had been tested for the virus
  • 19,019 tested positive for COVID-19
  • 129,440 have tested negative
  • 10,896 have recovered
  • 527 have died
  • 368 people were being treated for the virus in a hospital
  • 118 patients were in an ICU
  • 29 had been admitted over the past 24-hours
  • 69 patients were on ventilators.
  • The number of LTC facility outbreaks is up one, to 39; 1,553 LTC patients/staff have tested positive; 702 have recovered, and 247 have died.