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Iowa added 71 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday and two new, confirmed deaths.
The new numbers bring the state’s totals to 371,448 cases and 6,057 deaths, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data.
The state’s seven-day average for cases is 87 as of Tuesday, the lowest number since 85 on April 8, 2020. The seven-day average for deaths is three.
As of Tuesday afternoon, 1,310,154 Iowans, or 41.53 percent of the state’s population, have been fully vaccinated.
The number of total people vaccinated within the state, including non-Iowans, is 1,362,517.
In Linn County, 105,498 people, or 46.54 percent of the population, have been fully vaccinated.
In Johnson County, that number is 79,488, or 52.59 percent of the population.
Locally, Linn County added 10 new virus cases Tuesday for a county total of 21,057. The county’s seven-day average is six, the lowest since June 18, 2020.
Johnson County added two cases for a total of 14,571. Johnson’s seven-day average is four, the lowest since June 17, 2020.
Of Tuesday’s two new, confirmed deaths, one was an individual over the age of 80 and one was age 61 to 80.
One death took place in April and one in May. Black Hawk and Clayton counties reported the new deaths.
Across the state, 96 people were hospitalized with the virus as of Tuesday.
The number of patients in intensive care went from 22 to 21, the lowest since the beginning of the pandemic. The number of patients on ventilators went from 10 to 12.
As of Tuesday, two facilities in Iowa were experiencing virus outbreaks, a decrease of one since Monday. In the two facilities, 13 individuals were infected.
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