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Iowa added 299 new COVID-19 cases and four new, confirmed deaths Tuesday.
The new numbers bring the state’s totals to 368,094 cases and 5,989 deaths, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data.
The state’s seven-day average for new cases was 300 as of Tuesday, and the average for deaths was four.
As of Tuesday afternoon, the number of fully vaccinated Iowans was 1,157,834, or 36.70 percent of the state’s population, according to IDPH data. The number of fully vaccinated people, including non-Iowans, was 1,204,715.
The total number of doses administered was 2,523,489 as of Tuesday afternoon.
In Linn County, 91,731 people have been fully vaccinated, which equals 40.46 percent of the county’s total population.
In Johnson County, that number is 72,299, or 47.84 percent of the county’s population.
Locally, Linn County added 28 virus cases Tuesday, bringing the county’s total to 20,812. Linn’s seven-day average is 19.
Johnson County added 13 cases for a county total of 14,458 and a seven-day average of 12.
Of all the state’s new cases, 77 were children up to age 17, bringing the total in age group to 43,797.
Of Tuesday’s reported deaths, two were people between 61 and 80 years old and two were between 41 and 60.
All four deaths were in April or May. Clinton, Guthrie, Jasper and Polk counties reported one new death each.
Across the state, hospitalizations dropped from 169 to 163 during the 24-hour period ending Tuesday morning. Intensive-care patients dipped from 45 to 43 and patients on ventilators rose from 19 to 22.
Long-term care facilities
As of Tuesday, there still was one outbreak at a long-term care facility in which 19 people tested positive.
Since the start of the pandemic, 2,327 people within facilities have died of COVID-19.
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John McGlothlen of The Gazette contributed to this report.