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Iowa added 99 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the total of people in the state who have tested positive to 371,232, according to data from the Iowa Department of Public Health.
The state’s seven-day average for new cases is 129, marking the 16th consecutive day of decline.
Linn County added nine COVID-19 cases as of 11 a.m. Friday, bringing the county’s total to 21,044. The county’s seven-day average was 11.
Johnson County reported five cases for a county total of 14,561 and a seven-day average of five.
Seventeen of Iowa’s new cases were among children up to age 17, bringing the total in that age group to 44,496.
The state reported six confirmed COVID-19 deaths Friday, bringing Iowa’s death toll to 6,053.
Of those deaths, one was between 18 to 40, one was between 41 to 60, three were between 61 and 80 and one was 81 or older. One death occurred on June 29, 2020, while the others deaths were this month, health department data shows.
One death each was reported in Clay, Dallas, Linn, Polk, Woodbury and Wright counties.
Across the state, 1,296,754 Iowans — or 41.1 percent of the state’s population — had completed the COVID-19 vaccine as of 1:30 p.m. Friday.
The number of people who have been fully vaccinated within the state, non-Iowans included, was 1,348,635.
The state reported 1,238,680 people have completed the Moderna or Pfizer two-shot regimen, while 109,955 people have received the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
The number of total doses administered in Iowa as of Friday afternoon was 2,752,984.
As of Friday afternoon, 104,541 people in Linn County had been fully vaccinated. That’s 46.11 percent of the county’s total population.
In Johnson County, 78,935 people — or 52.23 percent of the county’s population — have been fully vaccinated.
Across the state, 111 people were hospitalized for COVID-19 during the 24-hour period ending at 11 a.m. Friday, the lowest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations reported since April 9, 2020.
The number of intensive-care patients went from 31 to 25 — the lowest since the state began tracking ICU patients on March 31, 2020 — and the number of patients on ventilators went from 16 to 12.
Long-term care facilities
Three long-term care facilities are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks, with 22 individuals with COVID-19.
An outbreak is considered three or more cases among a facility’s residents and staff.
To date, 2,365 people in these facilities have died as the result of COVID-19, accounting for roughly 39 percent of the state’s death toll.
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