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More than 2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Iowa since December, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.
As of 1:30 p.m. Friday, 2,005,757 vaccine doses have been administered — an increase of 34,914 from Thursday — with 1,930,774 doses going to Iowa residents.
To date, 851,762 people have been fully vaccinated, including 817,968 Iowans. The number is equal to 32.59 percent of Iowans 16 and older.
Data shows that 764,871 people have completed either the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose vaccine series and 86,891 have completed the single-shot vaccine by Johnson & Johnson.
In Linn County, 62,383 people, or 27.52 percent of the total population, were fully vaccinated as of Friday afternoon.
In Johnson County, that number is 48,497 people, or 32.09 percent of the total population.
New case data
The state reported 583 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the total to 359,260. The seven-day average was 488 cases.
In Linn County, 33 new cases were reported for a seven-day average of 27, and a total of 20,270 cases since the pandemic began.
In Johnson County, there were 45 new cases for a total of 14,017 cases. The seven-day average was 32.
There were 100 new cases were reported among young people age 17 and younger, bringing the total of infected minors to 41,878.
One new case was reported among education workers, bringing that total to 7,731.
Iowa reported eight new confirmed deaths between 11 a.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday.
Of those, two were people over 80 years old, three were 61 to 80, two 41 to 60 and one was between 18 and 40.
Five of the deaths took place in April and three happened in March.
Polk County reported two new deaths, while Carroll, Crawford, Mahaska, Palo Alto, Washington and Woodbury counties reported one death each.
A total of 5,878 people have died from COVID-19 in Iowa since the novel coronavirus first appeared in the state in March 2020.
Across the state, virus hospitalizations rose from 215 to 226 as of Friday afternoon. Patients in intensive care increased from 49 to 50, and the number of patients on ventilators remained at 19.
Long-term care facilities
The number of long-term care facilities in the state experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks — three or more cases among residents and staff — remained at three Friday. Thirty people were sick with COVID-19 in those facilities as of Friday afternoon.
To date, 2,299 people have died from COVID-19 in the state’s long-term care facilities since March 2020.
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