DES MOINES, Iowa – The state is reporting 937 total coronavirus deaths in Iowa.
That’s up 6 from Monday. The Iowa Department of Public Health says 651 of those deaths involved people with pre-existing medical conditions. 47 percent of the death are people over 80 and another 41 percent are people between 61 and 80 years old.
Iowa now has 49,023 positive test results for COVID-19, with 37,982 of those cases listed as recovered.
State health officials say due to severe weather condtions Monday, some Iowans being treated for COVID-19 in a long-term care facility or at home may be transferred to a hospital or other health care facility for temporary treatment due to damage to their place of residence. This may cause hospitilization data or other data to fluctuate in the short term.
In local county totals:
Cerro Gordo – 634 cases and 17 deaths
Worth – 67 cases and no deaths
Hancock – 122 cases and 2 deaths
Winnebago – 85 cases and no deaths
Mitchell – 78 cases and no deaths
Floyd – 157 cases and no deaths
Howard – 49 cases and no deaths
Chickasaw – 54 cases and no deaths
Butler – 122 cases and 2 deaths
Winneshiek – 97 cases and 1 death
Kossuth – 90 cases and no deaths
Wright – 473 cases and 1 death
For updated Iowa coronavirus statistics, click here.