Hamilton County COVID-19 cases above 300

244 patients have recovered and have been released from isolation

Hamilton County COVID-19 positive cases climbed to 304 on Thursday, according to data from the coronavirus.iowa.gov website dashboard.

A total of 244 have recovered and have been released from isolation in Hamilton County. The number of individuals who have been tested in Hamilton County is 3,334 with 3,026 testing negative.

Statewide, 684,389 individuals have been tested with 610,592 testing negative and 72,275 testing positive since the state started tracking data in March. A total of 51,724 have recovered from the novel coronavirus.

The cases testing positive are fairly equally divided between male and female, with those in the 18 to 40 age group accounting for nearly half of the positive cases — 47 percent. The 41 to 60 age group accounted for 32 percent of the cases, followed by the 61 to 80 age group with 13 percent, those under 17 with 7 percent and two percent were over age 80.

The Regional Medical Coordination Center dashboard shows 43 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Region 3 which covers the northwest part of the state, including Hamilton County. Ten patients are in intensive care and five are on ventilators. Six patients were admitted in the past day.


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