IA Covid-19 update 4:53-p.m. 5/22/20)


May 22nd, 2020 by Ric Hanson

The Iowa Department of Public Health was reporting (as of 4:50-p.m. Today, 5/22), there have been a total of 429 deaths related deaths to COVID-19 statewide, or 10 more than what was reported late this (Friday) morning. Other statewide stats:

  • 120, 515 Iowans have been tested
  • 16, 505 tested positive (13.7%)
  • 103, 746 tested negative
  • 9,120 were recovering
  • Another LTC facility outbreak was reported, for a total of 37. The number of patients and staff at those facilities who have died number 224, five more than reported earlier today. 658 patients/staff have recovered. 1,520 tested positive.

In RMCC Region 4 (Southwest/western Iowa), six people are hospitalized for COVID-19, three are in an ICU, and two were admitted to hospitals (the same as Thursday).

County-by-county (those contiguous to Cass), here are the number of positive cases (and those recovered):

Cass 6 (1); Adair 6 (3); Adams 4 (no data); Audubon 11 (9); Guthrie 42 (29); Montgomery 5 (5); Pottawattamie 208 (110). The COVID-19 dashboard contains updated information throughout the day at  Due to planned maintenance from 6:00 am Saturday, May 23, through 6:00 am Monday, May 25, the Case Counts Dashboard 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.