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Iowa added 182 COVID-19 cases for the 24-hour period ending at 11 a.m. Monday, bringing the total number of cases to 363,080, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data.
The state’s seven-day average for cases is 421.
Locally, Linn County added eight cases Monday, bringing its total to 20,491. The county’s seven-day average for new cases is 24.
In Johnson County, 16 cases were reported, for a total of 14,242. Johnson’s seven-day average is 25.
Of the new cases, 42 were children up to age 17, bringing the total number of minors infected in Iowa to 42,698.
The IDPH reported that 952,972 Iowans, or 30.2 percent of the state’s population, had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday afternoon, an increase of 7,733 from the day before.
State data shows that 904,999 people have completed the Pfizer or Moderna two-dose series and 87,332 people have received the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine.
A total of 991,431 people in the state, including non-Iowans, have been fully vaccinated, state data shows.
To date, 2,238,291 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the state.
In Linn County, 73,485 people, or 32.41 percent of the county’s total population, have been vaccinated as of Monday afternoon.
In Johnson County, that number is 56,435 people, or 37.34 percent of the county’s total population.
Across the state, demand for COVID-19 vaccines is dwindling, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.
Over the weekend, the Des Moines Register reported the state declined to accept 18,300 of 34,300 doses of Moderna vaccine it was slated to receive this week, as well as 3,510 of 46,800 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
Additionally, Gov. Kim Reynolds said last week that 43 of the state's 99 counties had declined all or part of their weekly vaccine allocations for this week.
The state allotment of vaccines doesn't include thousands of doses that are being distributed directly through a number of pharmacies and clinics in Iowa as part of a federal program.
Across the state, hospitalizations dropped from 187 to 179 as of Monday. Patients in intensive care went from 47 to 42, and the number of patients on ventilators went rose from 21 to 23.
One long-term care facility in Iowa was experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak. The number of people sick with COVID-19 remained at 18.
Since the start of the pandemic, 2,313 people within the state’s long-term care facilities have died of the virus, accounting for roughly 39 percent of the state’s COVID-19 death toll.
The state reported no new confirmed deaths Monday.
To date, 5,927 people in Iowa have died from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic 13 months ago.
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