The positivity rate rises, as the cases rise on the state’s coronavirus website. 1,142 new cases added since midday yesterday for a total of 105,748. The percent of those testing positive is now at 11.9 percent/ 26 new cases in story County, 16 in Marshall County, While Jasper County added 9 to break the four digit mark at 1,005.
3 additional added to the state’s fatality toll, now at 1,524.
461 Iowans are hospitalized with the rona, down 21 since Thursday’s record high of 482.