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Iowa added 549 new COVID-19 cases and seven new, confirmed deaths Tuesday.
The new numbers bring the state’s case total to 360,683 and death toll to 5,893, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data.
Iowa’s seven-day average for cases is 457, and for deaths it is five.
As of Tuesday, the number of fully vaccinated Iowans is 860,522, according to IDPH data.
The total number of people who have been fully vaccinated in the state is 895,872.
The total number of doses administered in the state has surpassed 2 million at 2,084,341.
In Linn County, the total of doses administered as of Tuesday afternoon is 156,692, with 65,828 people, or 29.04 percent of the county’s total population, being fully vaccinated.
In Johnson County, the total of doses administered is 122,571, with 50,965 people, or 33.72 percent of the county’s total population, being fully vaccinated.
Linn County added 42 virus cases Tuesday, bringing its total to 20,362. The county’s seven-day average is 26.
Johnson County added 44 cases, bringing its total to 14,111. Johnson’s seven-day average is 31.
Of Tuesday’s new cases, 97 were children up to age 17, raising the total of minors infected in Iowa to 42,160.
All seven of Tuesday’s newly reported deaths were people between the ages of 61 and 80, according to IDPH data.
The deaths were between March 17 and April 8.
Polk County reported two of the new deaths, while Clinton, Keokuk, Marshall, Muscatine and Ringgold counties each reported one death.
Across the state, virus hospitalizations increased from 205 to 215 in the 24-hour period as of 11 a.m.
Intensive-care patients increased from 51 to 53, and patients on ventilators remained at 19.
LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
As of Tuesday, only one long-term care facility in Iowa is experiencing a virus outbreak, a decrease of one in the 24-hour period.
The number of positive individuals within facilities decreased five to 18 in the 24-hour period.
Since the start of the pandemic, 2,303 people within facilities have died of the coronavirus.
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