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Iowa added 373 new COVID-19 cases and one new, confirmed death Tuesday.
The new numbers bring the state’s case total to 365,993 and death toll to 5,960, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data.
Iowa’s seven-day average for cases was 367 as of Tuesday. The average for deaths was four.
As of Tuesday afternoon, the number of fully vaccinated Iowans was 1,069,010, or 33.88 percent of the state’s population.
The number of people who have been fully vaccinated within the state, non-Iowans included, was 1,112,217. The number of total doses administered was 2,401,968.
In Linn County, 83,301 people were fully vaccinated as of Tuesday. That is 36.74 percent of the county’s total population.
In Johnson County, that number was 65,714, or 43.48 percent of the county’s total population.
Linn County added 28 virus cases Tuesday, bringing the county’s total to 20,676. The county’s seven-day average was 21.
Johnson County reported four cases for a county total of 14,377 and a seven-day average of 17.
Seventy-four of the new cases in Iowa on Tuesday were children up to age 17, bringing the total in that age group to 43,338.
The death that was confirmed Tuesday occurred March 25 in Delaware County. The person was between 41 and 60 years old, according to IDPH data.
Across the state, virus hospitalizations increased from 181 to 195 during the 24-hour period ending at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
The number of intensive-care patients increased from 45 to 48, and the number of patients on ventilators dropped from 30 to 23.
LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
As of Tuesday, one Iowa long-term care facility is back on the virus outbreak list after adding a new positive case.
Urbandale Health Care Center in Polk County has had 19 cases and was removed from the list after the majority of those infected recovered from the virus.
The center has 17 recoveries, IDPH data shows.
Since the start of the pandemic, 2,321 people in long-term care facilities have died of COVID-19.
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