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The new numbers bring the state’s totals to 373,310 cases and 6,120 deaths.
The statewide 14-day and 7-day positivity rates are 2.1 percent.
Hospitalizations increased for the second consecutive day — from 62 to 69 — after hitting their lowest point since March 2020 on Monday.
As of Wednesday, 1,410,159 Iowans were fully vaccinated, or 52.69 percent of Iowans 12 and older. That’s 44.7 percent of the state’s total population.
The total number of people fully vaccinated in the state, including non-Iowans, is 1,465,686.
In Linn County, 218 more people completed vaccinations in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total fully vaccinated in the county to 115,069. That’s 63.77 percent of the 16-and-over population, and 50.76 percent of the county’s total population.
Completed vaccinations in Johnson County rose by 183, bringing the number of county residents fully vaccinated to 85,348. That is 68.66 percent of the 16-and-over population, and 56.47 percent of the county’s total population.
Linn County added 13 new cases, bringing the total number of cases since March 2020 to 21,249. Linn County’s 7-day average is 12, and it had a positivity rate of 3.11 percent.
Johnson County added five new cases, bringing its total to 14,627. The positivity rate is 1.43 percent.
The three confirmed deaths include on from April and two from May.
Two deaths were people age 61 to 80 and one age 41 to 60. The deaths were reported in Cerro Gordo, Jasper and Lee counties.
Hospitalizations increased Wednesday from 62 to 69.
The number of patients in intensive care increased from 15 to 21, and the number of patients on ventilators increased from nine to 12.
Two long-term care facilities continue to report outbreaks, meaning three or more cases among residents and staff, with 26 positive cases, the same as reported Tuesday.
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