Iowa surpasses 5,500 COVID-19 deaths – KCCI Des Moines
DES MOINES, Iowa —Iowa has surpassed 5,500 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic. The state lists 4,933 deaths with COVID-19 as the underlying cause and 568 list it as a contributing factor.
The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 703 new positive COVID-19 tests and three additional deaths Wednesday.
At 10 a.m., the health department reported 364,893 total positive tests, 317,737 total recoveries and 5,501 total deaths since the pandemic began. Twenty-four hours earlier, the health…