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Iowa added 168 new COVID-19 cases and five new, confirmed deaths Monday.
The new numbers bring the state’s case total to 360,134 and the virus death total to 5,886, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data.
Iowa’s seven-day average for cases is 442. For deaths, the seven-day average is four.
The new positive cases come from 3,336 tests in the 24-hour period as of 11 a.m. Monday.
As of Monday afternoon, IDPH’s vaccination data was not updated for the current day.
Linn County added 19 virus cases, bringing the county total to 20,320. The county’s seven-day average is 22.
Johnson County added 15 cases for a total of 14,067. Johnson’s seven-day average is 28.
Of Monday’s new cases, 31 were of children up to 17 years old, bringing the total number of minors infected with the virus in Iowa to 42,063.
Of Monday’s newly reported deaths, two were over the age of 80, two were between 61 and 80 and one was between 41 and 60.
All five deaths took place between April 2 and April 11.
Carroll, Clarke, Dubuque, Polk and Scott counties reported one death each.
Across the state, 205 people were hospitalized with the virus as of Monday, up from 204 in the 24-hour period.
The number of intensive-care patients increased from 48 to 51, and the number of patients on ventilators dipped from 20 to 19.
LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
As of Monday morning, two of Iowa’s long-term care facilities were experiencing virus outbreaks, the same as Sunday. The number of positive cases within facilities remained at 23.
Since the start of the pandemic, 2,302 people within facilities have died of the virus.
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