Seventy-seven more coronavirus-related deaths were recorded in Iowa on Friday, for a total of 3,197 people. Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state were 253,085, up 2,057 from Thursday, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported.
The numbers in this report reflect the 24-hour period ending at 10 a.m. each day.
Locally, Jackson County added 14 cases since Thursday for 1,609 confirmed cases, according to Jackson County health officials. The county has reported 23 deaths related to the coronavirus.
The 14-day average of positive cases among people tested in Jackson County was 17.5% on Friday.
The positive cases in the last 14 days are in the following age groups: 11% are in the 0 to 17 age group, 17% are in the 18 to 29 age group, 12% are in the 30-39 age group, 14% are in the 40 to 49 age group, 16% are in the 50-59 age group, 22% are in the 60-69 age group, 5% are in the 70 to 79 age group and 4% are in the 80 and older age group.
In the county, at least 1,242 people are recovered. At least 183,213 people in the state are recovered, the IDPH said. Cases are considered recovered 28 days after a person was identified as positive by symptoms or test unless that person is deceased.
Clinton and Jackson counties are both part of Region 5 of the state’s six Regional Medical Coordination Centers. As of Friday, Region 5 had 174 people hospitalized with COVID-19, with 32 of those admitted in the last 24 hours, 51 in intensive care units, and 20 people on ventilators. Region 5, which covers the southeast portion of the state, had 410 inpatient beds, 63 ICU beds and 210 ventilators available.
Also on Friday, the state reported 833 people were hospitalized with 128 of those admitted in the last 24 hours. Intensive care units housed 175 people, with 97 people on ventilators.
Visit coronavirus.iowa.gov/ for more information. The website allows users to get further detail by county, such as age groups and other demographics of cases.