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Iowa added 196 new COVID-19 cases and seven new, confirmed deaths Tuesday.
Tuesday’s new numbers bring the state totals to 369,637 cases and 6,013 deaths, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data.
The state’s seven-day average for cases is 220, a decrease for the sixth day in a row and the lowest since 207 on April 20, 2020. The seven-day average for deaths is three.
As of Tuesday, the total number of fully vaccinated Iowans is 1,226,633, or 38.88 percent of the state’s population.
The number of people who have been vaccinated in the state, including non-Iowans, is 1,275,754. The number of total doses administered is 2,624,027.
In Linn County, 97,274 people, or 42.91 percent of the county’s population, are fully vaccinated.
In Johnson County, that number is 75,232, or 49.78 percent of the county’s population.
Linn County added 16 virus cases Tuesday for a total of 20,934. The county’s seven-day average for new cases is 17.
Johnson County added seven cases for a total of 14,507. Its seven-day average is seven, the county’s lowest since four last year on June 17.
Of Tuesday’s cases, 48 were for children up to age 17, bringing the total number in that category to 44,165.
Of Tuesday’s newly confirmed deaths, four were people over the age of 80, two were between 61 and 80 and one was between 41 and 60.
All seven deaths took place between April 11 and May 3.
Clay, Dickinson, Hamilton, Hardin, Marion, Mills and Warren counties each reported one death.
Across the state, hospitalizations rose from 137 to 142 during the 24-hour period ending at 11 a.m. Tuesday, according to IDPH data.
The number of patients in intensive care dipped from 41 to 40, and the number of patients on ventilators increased from 14 to 21.
Long-term care facilities
As of Tuesday, two long-term care facilities in Iowa were experiencing virus outbreaks, an increase of one from Monday.
Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center in Wright County was added to the list Tuesday with four cases. Fifteen people who have tested positive were in facilities as of Tuesday.
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John McGlothlen of The Gazette contributed to this report.