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Iowa added 62 new COVID-19 cases and four new, confirmed COVID-19 deaths Thursday.
The new numbers bring the state totals to 373,372 cases and 6,124 deaths, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data.
The state’s seven-day average for new cases is 68, the lowest since 66 on April 3, 2020. The seven-day average for deaths is two.
As of Thursday, 1,413,185 Iowans — or 44.79 percent of the state population — have been fully vaccinated. The total of fully vaccinated people in the state, non-Iowans included, is 1,468,872.
In Linn County, 115,284 people — or 50.85 percent of the county population — have been fully vaccinated.
In Johnson County, that number is 85,440, or 56.53 percent of the county’s population.
Linn County reported four new cases Thursday for a county total of 21,253 and a seven-day average of seven.
Johnson County subtracted a case from its total, bringing the county total to 14,626. With the numbers adjustment, the county’s seven-day average is one, the lowest since one on March 17, 2020.
Of Thursday’s new deaths, three were people between 41 and 60 years old and one person was over 80.
Four counties reported one death each: Linn, Bremer, Crawford and Polk.
Two deaths were in June, one was in May and one was in January.
Across the state, hospitalizations went from 69 to 57 during the 24-hour period ending at 11 a.m. Thursday. Intensive care patients went from 21 to 20, and patients on ventilators remained at 12.
Long-term care facilities
As of Thursday, Iowa’s long-term care facility outbreak numbers remained the same as Wednesday, with two outbreaks and 26 people positive with the virus.
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John McGlothlen of The Gazette contributed to this report.