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Iowa added 373 new COVID-19 cases and 19 newly reported deaths Friday.
The new numbers bring the state’s totals to 364,776 cases and 5,950 deaths, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data.
The state’s seven-day average for cases was 362 as of Friday
As of Friday afternoon 1,023,052 Iowans, or 32.43 percent of the state’s population, were fully vaccinated.
The number of total doses administered in the state was 2,338,949. The number of people full vaccinated within the state, including non-Iowans, was 1,064,147.
In Linn County, the number of fully vaccinated individuals was 79,762, or 35.18 percent of the county’s population.
In Johnson County, that number was 62,172, or 41.14 percent of the total population.
Of the newly reported deaths Friday, six were among people over the age of 80, nine were of those 61 to 80 and four were between 41 and 60.
The deaths were between Oct. 31 and April 27, with the majority taking place in April.
Polk County reported four deaths, and Woodbury County reported three.
Counties that reported one new death each were: Linn, Boone, Cerro Gordo, Des Moines, Dubuque, Jones, Muscatine, Pottawattamie, Scott, Sioux, Story and Wright.
Locally, Linn County added 23 cases Friday, bringing the county total to 20,605. The county’s seven-day average is 23.
Johnson County added 24 cases for a total of 14,339 and a seven-day average of 19.
Of all the new cases Friday, 85 were children up to age 17, bringing the total for minors in Iowa to 43,092.
Across the state, 191 people were hospitalized Friday due to COVID-19, an increase of seven in the 24-hour period as of 11 a.m.
The number of intensive-care patients was 45, an increase of one since, and the number of patients on ventilators was 22, down three.
LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
The number of long-term care facilities in Iowa experiencing a virus outbreak remained unchanged at one. Eighteen people still were positive with the virus, the same as Thursday.
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