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IDPH: 1,620 newly reported COVID-19 cases and 5 more people have died

IDPH: 1,620 newly reported COVID-19 cases and 5 more people have died Photo: MGNonline.

KAAL-TV
Created: October 17, 2020 12:32 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- On Saturday, 12:30 p.m., the Iowa Department of Public Health reports 1,620 newly reported COVID-19 cases and 5 more deaths.

Health officials say the new cases bring up the total number of individuals who have been infected with COVID-19 to 106,172 which represents 11.9% of the total number of people who have been tested for the new coronavirus.

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IDPH says 894,195 people have been tested for COVID-19 to date.

A total of 1,526 people have died of COVID-19 in the state.


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