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Iowa reports 6,577 tests, 839 cases, 16 deaths

KAAL-TV
Updated: October 16, 2020 05:14 PM
Created: October 16, 2020 06:50 AM

(ABC 6 News) - The latest information as of October 16, 2020, on coronavirus in Iowa according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Confirmed cases of COVID-19: 104,552

  • 839 additional cases recorded from yesterday 

Deaths: 1,521

  • 16 additional death from yesterday

50%, or 762, of deaths, are from long term care facilities  

80,486 people have recovered 

886,179 total people tested 

  • 6,577 more people tested

11.8% of total individuals tested to date have been reported as positive 

468 patients are in the hospital

  • 105 patients in ICU 
  • 66 admitted in the last 24 hours

61 current outbreaks in long term care facilities 

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The Iowa Department of Public Health website is updated throughout the day, check there for the latest details.  

A public hotline has been established for Iowans with questions about COVID-19. The line is available 24/7 by calling 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431.


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