Confirmed COVID-19 cases increased over the weekend by 1,272 to 49,000, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported.
Nineteen more Iowans died of COVID-19, the state said Monday, with total number of deaths at 931 people as of 10 a.m.
Locally, Jackson County added eight cases since Friday for a total of 156 confirmed COVID-19 cases, according to Jackson County health officials. Of the total cases, 12% are in the 0 to 17 age group, 38% are in the 18 to 40 age group, and 35% are in the 41 to 60 age group. In the state, 7% are in the 0 to 17 age group, 48% are in the 18 to 40 age group, and 29% are in the 41 to 60 age group.
The IDPH reported Monday that at least 75 of the people who tested positive in Jackson County are recovered. Jackson County has one reported death from COVID-19.
The IDPH also shares symptomatic vs. asymptomatic details for the state. Of the positive cases, 13% are asymptomatic, 20% are pending investigation, 63% are symptomatic, and 4% are unknown.
In the state, 37,247 people were recovered as of 10 a.m. Cases are considered recovered 28 days after a person was identified as positive by symptoms or test unless that person is deceased.
Clinton and Jackson counties are both part of Region 5 of the state’s six Regional Medical Coordination Centers. As of Monday, Region 5 had 61 people hospitalized with COVID-19, with nine of those admitted in the last 24 hours, 26 in intensive care units, and 11 people on ventilators. Region 5, which covers the southeast portion of the state, had 571 inpatient beds, 84 ICU beds and 189 ventilators available.