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Hospitalizations from the virus are at the lowest level in the state since April 1, 2020.
As of 1:30 p.m. Sunday, the state reported 1,403,862 Iowans are fully vaccinated. That is 44.5 percent of the state’s population.
In Linn County, 114,582 residents have been fully vaccinated, accounting for 50.54 percent of the population.
In Johnson County, 84,987 people have been fully vaccinated, or 56.23 percent of the total population.
Linn County subtracted two cases from the total case count Sunday. The revised case total is 21,221. The seven-day daily case average is six.
Johnson County added five cases Sunday, for a total of 14,624. Its seven-day average of new cases is two.
The seven-day case average for the state is 76.
Seven cases were added for youths up to 17 years old, bringing the total in that age group to 44,799.
Sixty-five Iowans are hospitalized due to COVID-19.
According to state data, 15 COVID-19 patients are in intensive care — the lowest number since March 31, 2020.
Eleven patients are on ventilators to help them breathe.
Iowa added two new confirmed deaths Sunday, both in Cerro Gordo County. One death was in May and one in June. One person was between 41 and 60 years old. The other was between 61 and 80.
Long-term care outbreaks
There are three outbreaks of COVID-19 at long-term care facilities in Iowa.
No new cases or deaths connected to long-term care facilities were added to the state’s data Sunday. The total of 29 people have tested positive.
The Gazette’s John McGlothen contributed to this report.
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