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Today's Iowa coronavirus update for July 2, 2020
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Today's Iowa coronavirus update for July 2, 2020

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Statewide

All information from the Iowa Department of Public Health, except where noted. (In parenthesis: how the number has changed since the day before.)

Cases of coronavirus: 29,966 (+676)

The total number of people who tested positive for an active novel coronavirus infection since testing began in March 2020.

7-day average of cases: 422 (+31)

Percent change in cases over 14 days: 34.1% (no change). National average: 82.4% (no change). (Info: KFF.org)

Rate of spread: 1.07 (no change)

The average number of people who become infected by an infectious person. Over 1.0 means the virus will spread, and below 1.0 means it has stopped spreading. (Info: Rt.live)

Deaths: 717 (+1)

The total number of people whose deaths were attributable to the novel coronavirus since IDPH began tracking such deaths in March 2020.

7-day average of deaths: 3.3 (-0.6)

Fatality rate: 2.4% (-0.1%) National average: 4.8% (-0.1%)

The percentage of deaths out of the total number of infected. (Info: KFF.org)

Recoveries: 23,757 (+310)

As of June 30, IDPH now classifies anyone not hospitalized or deceased after 28 days to be recovered.

Recovery rate: 79.3% (-0.8%)

Positive serology tests: 2,338 (+27)

The number of people with no current infection who tested positive for antibodies of the novel coronavirus.

Hospitalized patients with COVID-19: 145 (-4)

Patients admitted in last 24 hours: 18 (-11)

Hospitalized in intensive care units: 36 (-1)

Hospitalized on a ventilator: 18 (-3)

Long-term care facility outbreaks: 21 facilities (+1), 381 deaths (+15)

An outbreak is added when a facility has three or more residents test positive. Facilities are removed from the list when no longer in outbreak status, but deaths remain.

National ranking in cases per capita: 13th (no change)

The number of cases as a percentage of the total population of a state. (Info: KFF.org)

National ranking in deaths per capita: 22nd (-1; Arizona now 21st)

The number of deaths as a percentage of the total population of a state. (Info: KFF.org)

Positive testing rate: 9.5% (no change)

The World Health Organization recommends a positive testing rate of less than 10% to understand virus activity in an area.

Northeast Iowa

Allamakee County:

Cases: 126 (no change)

Recoveries: 115 (no change)

Deaths: 4 (no change)

Currently infected: 7 (no change)

Fatality rate: 3.2% (no change)

Countywide infection rate: 1.7%

Benton County:

Cases: 60 (+2)

Recoveries: 44 (+1)

Deaths: 1 (no change)

Currently infected: 15 (+1)

Fatality rate: 1.7% (no change)

Countywide infection rate: 0.3%

Black Hawk County:

Cases: 2,165 (+54)

Recoveries: 1,791 (+8)

Deaths: 58 (no change)

Currently infected: 316 (+46)

Fatality rate: 2.7% (no change)

LTC facility outbreak: Pillar of the Cedar Valley (58 cases, 48 recovered)

Countywide infection rate: 2.1%

Bremer County:

Cases: 90 (+2)

Recoveries: 79 (+1)

Deaths: 6 (no change)

Currently infected: 5 (+1)

Fatality rate: 6.7% (-0.1%)

Countywide infection rate: 0.4%

Buchanan County:

Cases: 48 (+2)

Recoveries: 35 (+1)

Deaths: 1 (no change)

Currently infected: 12 (+1)

Fatality rate: 2.1% (-0.1%)

Countywide infection rate: 0.3%

Butler County:

Cases: 51 (+4)

Recoveries: 35 (+1)

Deaths: 2 (no change)

Currently infected: 14 (+3)

Fatality rate: 3.9% (-0.4%)

Countywide infection rate: 0.4%

Cerro Gordo County:

Cases: 112 (+10)

Recoveries: 50 (+5)

Deaths: 1 (no change)

Currently infected: 61 (+5)

Fatality rate: 0.9% (no change)

LTC facility outbreak: Good Shepherd Health Center (3 cases, 0 recovered)

Countywide infection rate: 0.3%

Chickasaw County:

Cases: 27 (no change)

Recoveries: 22 (+2)

Deaths: 0

Currently infected: 5 (-2)

Fatality rate: 0%

Countywide infection rate: 0.3%

Clayton County:

Cases: 39 (no change)

Recoveries: 33 (no change)

Deaths: 3 (no change)

Currently infected: 3 (no change)

Fatality rate: 7.7% (no change)

Countywide infection rate: 0.4%

Delaware County:

Cases: 46 (+5)

Recoveries: 34 (+1)

Deaths: 1 (no change)

Currently infected: 11 (+4)

Fatality rate: 2.2% (-0.2%)

LTC facility outbreak: Edgewood Convalescent Home (10 cases, 9 recovered)

Countywide infection rate: 0.3%

Dubuque County:

Cases: 579 (+50)

Recoveries: 384 (+8)

Deaths: 22 (no change)

Currently infected: 173 (+42)

Fatality rate: 3.8% (-0.4%)

LTC facility outbreak: Dubuque Specialty Care (51 cases, 38 recovered)

Countywide infection rate: 0.7%

Fayette County:

Cases: 33 (-1 adjusted)

Recoveries: 30 (no change)

Deaths: 0

Currently infected: 3 (-1)

Fatality rate: 0%

Countywide infection rate: 0.2%

Floyd County:

Cases: 68 (+2)

Recoveries: 46 (+5)

Deaths: 2 (no change)

Currently infected: 20 (-3)

Fatality rate: 2.9% (-0.1%)

Countywide infection rate: 0.5%

Franklin County:

Cases: 82 (+5)

Recoveries: 46 (+2)

Deaths: 0

Currently infected: 36 (+3)

Fatality rate: 0%

Countywide infection rate: 0.8%

Grundy County:

Cases: 36 (+2)

Recoveries: 22 (no change)

Deaths: 0

Currently infected: 14 (+2)

Fatality rate: 0%

Countywide infection rate: 0.3%

Hardin County:

Cases: 65 (+2)

Recoveries: 34 (+1)

Deaths: 0

Currently infected: 31 (+1)

Fatality rate: 0%

Countywide infection rate: 0.4%

Howard County:

Cases: 27 (no change)

Recoveries: 12 (no change)

Deaths: 0

Currently infected: 15 (no change)

Fatality rate: 0%

Countywide infection rate: 0.4%

Marshall County:

Cases: 1,020 (+7)

Recoveries: 920 (+6)

Deaths: 18 (no change)

Currently infected: 82 (+1)

Fatality rate: 1.8% (no change)

Countywide infection rate: 2.6%

Mitchell County:

Cases: 33 (+4)

Recoveries: 9 (no change)

Deaths: 0

Currently infected: 24 (+4)

Fatality rate: 0%

Countywide infection rate: 0.5%

Tama County:

Cases: 453 (+8)

Recoveries: 395 (no change)

Deaths: 29 (no change)

Currently infected: 29 (+8)

Fatality rate: 6.4% (-0.1%)

Countywide infection rate: 3.0%

Winneshiek County:

Cases: 34 (+3)

Recoveries: 24 (no change)

Deaths: 0

Currently infected: 10 (+3)

Fatality rate: 0%

Countywide infection rate: 0.2%

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