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Iowa reported 346 new COVID-19 cases and three new, confirmed deaths Tuesday.
The new numbers bring the state’s totals to 363,426 cases and 5,930 deaths, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data.
The state’s seven-day average for cases is 392 and for deaths is five.
As of Tuesday afternoon, 960,613 Iowans were fully vaccinated, according to IDPH data. The number is equal to 30.45 percent of the state’s population.
The total number of people fully vaccinated in the state, including non-Iowans, was 999,451 as of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The total of doses administered in the state was 2,251,036.
In Linn County, 74,276 people have been fully vaccinated, or 32.76 percent of the county’s total population. The number of doses administered in the county was 171,034.
In Johnson County, 57,351 people have been fully vaccinated. That is 37.95 percent of the county’s population. The total of doses administered was 132,091.
Locally, Linn County added 36 cases, bringing the total to 20,527. The county’s seven-day average is 24.
Johnson County reported 15 cases for a total of 14,257. Johnson’s seven-day average is 21.
Of Tuesday’s new cases, 72 were children up to age 17, bringing the total of infected minors to 42,770.
Of the deaths reported Tuesday, two were over the age of 80 and one was between 61 and 80 years old.
The deaths were between April 9 and April 19, according to IDPH data.
Dubuque, Polk and Scott counties reported one death each.
Across the state, hospitalizations for COVID-19 increased by five, to 184, over the 24-hour period that ended at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Thirty-five patients are in intensive care, a decrease of seven, and the number of patients on ventilators remained unchanged at 23.
LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
As of Tuesday, one long-term care facility in Iowa was experiencing a virus outbreak, the same as Monday. The number of people positive in the facilities remained at 18.
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