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Iowa reported 69 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the total number of people in the state who have tested positive for the virus to 372,130, according to data from the Iowa Department of Public Health.
The state’s seven-day average for new cases is 97.
Included in Tuesday’s new additions were 11 cases among people age 17 and younger, bringing the total number of minors who have tested positive for the virus to 44,644.
In Linn County, five new cases were reported, bringing the county’s total to 21,138. The county’s seven-day average is 12.
Johnson County reported no new cases Tuesday. To date, 14,593 people in the county have tested positive for COVID-19.
The state reported five new, confirmed COVID-19 deaths as of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, bringing the total number of Iowans who have died from the virus to 6,078.
Of those, one was an individual age 81 and older, three were people between the ages of 61 and 80, and one was between the ages of 18 and 40. One death occurred in December and the others in May.
The counties that reported one death each were Dubuque, Fayette, Franklin, Keokuk and Poweshiek.
As of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, 1,343,744 Iowans – or 42.59 percent of the state’s population – were fully vaccinated against COVID-19, an increase of 5,749 from Monday.
The number of people who have been fully vaccinated within the state, non-Iowans included, was 1,397,113.
The state reported 1,282,525 people have completed the Moderna or Pfizer two-shot regimen while 114,586 people have received the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
The number of total doses administered in the state as of Tuesday afternoon was 2,826,006.
In Linn County, 109,077 people have been fully vaccinated. That’s 48.11 percent of the population.
In Johnson County, 82,043 people – 54.28 percent of the population – have been fully vaccinated.
Across the state, the number of people hospitalized Tuesday for COVID-19 dipped from 84 to 80.
Sixteen patients were being treated in intensive care units Tuesday, and eight were on ventilators.
Long-term care facilities
There are four long-term care facilities in Iowa experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks with 26 people positive for the virus.
An outbreak is considered three or more cases among residents and staff.
To date, 2,369 people in these facilities have died from COVID-19, accounting for roughly 39 percent of the state’s death toll.
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