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Iowa added 70 new COVID-19 cases and three confirmed deaths in the 24-hour period that ended Tuesday morning.
The new numbers bring the state’s totals to 373,200 cases and 6,117 deaths, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data.
The state’s seven-day average for new cases is 80. For deaths, the average is two.
As of Tuesday afternoon, 1,407,456 Iowans — 44.61 percent of the state’s population — was fully vaccinated. The number of fully vaccinated people in the state, non-Iowans included, was 1,462,867.
In Linn County, the number of fully vaccinated people was 114,851, or 50.66 percent of the county’s total population.
In Johnson County, that number was 85,165, or 56.35 percent of the county’s population.
Linn County added 12 COVID-19 cases Tuesday for a total of 21,224 and a seven-day average of seven.
Johnson County subtracted two cases, bringing its total to 14,622 and seven-day average to two.
Statewide, eight of the new cases were among youth up to age 17, raising the total in that age group to 44,812.
Of the three people whose deaths were confirmed Tuesday, two were between 61 and 80 years old and one was over 80.
Two deaths were in June and the other in May.
Cerro Gordo, Osceola and Polk counties reported one death each.
Across the state, virus hospitalizations increased from 54 to 62 as of Tuesday. ICU patients went from 14 to 15, and patients on ventilators remained at nine.
Long-term care facilities
As of Tuesday, two long-term care facilities in Iowa were experiencing virus outbreaks, down one from Monday.
Within the facilities, 26 people were positive for COVID-19, down four from Monday.
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John McGlothlen of The Gazette contributed to this report.