COVID-19 deaths in Iowa rise to 589, positive cases at 21,094


DES MOINES, Iowa — Data from the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) indicate total COVID-19 deaths statewide in Iowa stood at 589 at about 10 a.m. Friday, June 5. In Dallas County, 26 deaths have been reported.

The total for positive cases statewide stands at 21,094, including 952 in Dallas County.

Of Iowa’s population of 3.1 million people, 179,813 have been tested, about 5.8% of the total population.

Full COVID-19 case information can be found on the IDPH website, including county-level statistics.

A status report of monitoring and testing of COVID19 in Iowa is provided on the IDPH website. In addition, a public hotline has been established for Iowans with questions about COVID-19. The line is available 24/7 by calling 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431.


  1. It is going to get worse before it gets better. Elect a science-denying Republican to the governor’s mansion, and this is what you get.

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