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Iowa on Thursday reported 74 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths.
The new numbers bring the state totals to 372,894 cases and 6,110 deaths since March 2020, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.
Iowa’s seven-day average for new cases is 84.
Linn County reported four new cases Thursday for a county total of 21,206 cases and a seven-day average of eight.
Johnson County added five new cases for a total of 14,617 cases and a seven-day average of three.
As of Thursday afternoon, 1,389,856 Iowans were fully vaccinated, or 44.05 percent of the state’s population. The number of total people fully vaccinated within the state, non-Iowans included, is 1,444,655.
In Linn County, 113,600 people are fully vaccinated — 50.11 percent of the total population.
In Johnson County 55.9 percent of the total population, or 84,486 people, are vaccinated.
Of Thursday’s two new, confirmed deaths, one was a person over age 80 and the other individual was between 61 and 80.
One of the deaths took place in December and the other in May. Mahaska and Polk counties reported the deaths.
As of Thursday, 75 Iowans were hospitalized by the virus, down from 83 Wednesday.
Of those patients, 18 are in intensive care units, and 10 are on ventilators.
Long-term care facilities
Long-term care facility cases remained the same Thursday, with outbreaks at three facilities and 26 individuals with the virus.
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