COVID-19 By the Numbers
Modified on 8/11/2022 at 10:23am

UI Health Care is posting regular snapshots of our current COVID-19 testing, appointment, and inpatient counts.

Starting Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, the Patient-Related Care numbers reflect 2022 calendar-year data. 2021 year-end numbers can be found here. Employee-Related Data will be cumulative for 2020–2022.

Are you an employee feeling unwell? Use the MyChart self-checker or call the University Employee Health Clinic at 319-356-3631, option 3. If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19, fill out an online contact tracing survey to receive your isolation dates.

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, update


Patient-related care*


Calendar year-to-date

Current COVID-19 adult inpatients 27 1,239
Current COVID-19 pediatric inpatients (age <18 years old) 1 174
% Positive symptomatic COVID-19 test results** 34% 36%
Telehealth Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) screening (telephone & video appointments)*** 69 12,566
ILI Clinic visits*** 245 52,155

* Numbers reflect only patients seen within UI Health Care, which includes patients from all counties seen here in Iowa City. They will not match the totals reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health due to report timing and scope. Numbers are reported only Monday through Friday and might not reconcile from one day to the next. 
**Percent of individuals with COVID-19 symptoms who had positive test results.
***This number reflects both ILI Clinic visits and patient vaccinations administered. The appointment status may have been updated after the numbers appear here.

Employee-specific data**



Employees who have tested positive for COVID-19* 20 6,428
Employees who have received the first COVID-19 vaccine dose** 0 15,772
Employees who have received both the first and second/final COVID-19 vaccine doses 0 15,680

*Numbers based on employee self-reporting to the University Employee Health Center since February. UI Health Care has about 15,000 employees. 

**Employee vaccinations began at UI Health Care on Dec. 14, 2020.

Want to see how the state of Iowa is progressing with vaccinations?

The Iowa Department of Public Health breaks it down for you by county with this tool.