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Iowa on Friday reported 96 new COVID-19 cases, with a seven-day average of 85 cases.
Of the state’s new additions, nine were reported among people ages 17 or younger, bringing the total number of minors who have tested positive for COVID-19 to 44,899.
One new case was reported among education workers, bringing that total to 7,745.
Linn County reported five new cases in the 24-hour period ending at 11 a.m. Friday, bringing the county’s total to 21,291 cases. Linn’s seven-day average for new cases is four.
Johnson County reported three new cases Friday, bringing the county’s total to 14,649. The county’s seven-day average is three.
Statewide, 374,038 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed since March 2020.
The state reported two new, confirmed deaths Friday. The deaths occurred May 26 and June 22.
One person was between the ages of 41 to 60 and the other was 61 to 80 years old. The deaths were reported in Palo Alto and Polk counties.
To date, 6,142 people in Iowa have died from COVID-19.
As of Friday afternoon, 1,440,491 Iowans had been fully vaccinated. That’s 53.82 percent of Iowans 12 and older, and 45.66 percent of all Iowans.
The total number of people fully vaccinated in the state, non-Iowans included, is 1,497,081.
In Linn County, 117,551 residents 16 and older had been fully vaccinated. That’s 65.15 percent of that population and 51.85 percent of the county’s total population.
In Johnson County, 87,022 people 16 and over are fully vaccinated, for 70 percent of that population and 57.58 percent of the total population.
Across the state, the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 on Friday was 72. Of those, 19 were in intensive care units and nine were on ventilators to help them breathe.
Long-term care facilities
Two long-term care facilities continue to experience COVID-19 outbreaks, with 23 people sick with the virus. An outbreak is considered three or more cases among a facility’s residents and staff.
To date, 2,374 people in long-term care facilities have died from COVID-19, accounting for roughly 38 percent of the state’s death toll.
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