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Iowa had 61 new COVID-19 cases, but no new deaths from the disease in the 24-hour period ending at noon Sunday, according to state public health data analyzed by The Gazette.
The seven-day average for new cases is 86.
Just more than 1,500 more Iowans were vaccinated against the coronavirus as of Sunday, for a total 1,444,122, or 45.77 percent of all Iowans. Just under 54 percent of Iowans 12 and older are fully vaccinated.
In Linn County, 117,818 residents have been fully vaccinated, 65.29 percent of people 16 and older.
In Johnson County, 87,177 residents have been fully vaccinated, which is 70.13 percent of the 16-and-up population.
For the 24-hour period ending at noon Sunday, Linn County added one case of COVID-19, for 21,299 overall and a seven-day average of five cases.
Johnson County had no new cases. The county’s total COVID-19 cases were 14,647 and the seven-day average was two cases.
Statewide, there have been 374,175 positive cases of the virus.
People hospitalized in Iowa for COVID-19 went down from 74 to 72 by noon Sunday. The number of patients in intensive-care units remained at 19, with the number patients on ventilators going from 11 to 10.
Long-term care center outbreaks
There still is just one outbreak at a long-term care facility in Iowa, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported. Nine people in long-term care in Iowa are positive for the virus — the same as Saturday — with a total 2,373 deaths in long-term care facilities, also the same as Saturday.
John McGlothlen of The Gazette contributed to this report.
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