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Iowa on Monday reported 40 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 373,613, according to data from the Iowa Department of Public Health.
Iowa’s seven-day average for new cases is 69.
Of the state’s new additions, four were reported among people 17 or younger, bringing the total of minors who have tested positive for COVID-19 to 44,864.
Linn County reported two cases for a county total of 21,269 cases and a seven-day average of six.
Johnson County reported no new cases Monday. To date 14,636 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Johnson County. The county’s seven-day average was two.
As of Monday afternoon, 1,426,266 Iowans were fully vaccinated. That’s or 53.29 percent of people 12 and older and 45.21 percent of the state’s total population.
The total number of people fully vaccinated within the state, non-Iowans included, is 1,482,450.
In Linn County, 116,306 people are fully vaccinated. That’s 64.46 percent of people 16 or older and 51.30 percent of the county’s total population.
In Johnson County, 86,299 people are fully vaccinated, accounting for 69.42 percent of people 16 or older and 57.10 percent of the total population.
Across the state, the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 rose from 63 to 67. Of those, 23 were in intensive care and 12 were on ventilators to help them breathe.
Long-term care facilities
Three long-term care facilities continue to experience COVID -19 outbreaks, with 34 people sick with COVID-19. An outbreak is considered three or more cases among a facility’s residents and staff.
To date, 2,373 people in long-term care facilities have died of COVID-19, accounting for roughly 38 percent of the state’s death toll.
To date, 6,133 people in Iowa have died from COVID-19.
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John McGlothlen of The Gazette contributed to this report.