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Iowa’s 14-day COVID-19 positivity rate dips below 8% – KCCI Des Moines

The Iowa Department of Public Health on Monday reported 206 new positive COVID-19 cases and one additional death. The health department at 10 a.m. reported 329,304 total positive cases, 302,160 total recoveries and 5,237 total deaths since the start of the pandemic. The health department reported 329,098 total cases and 5,236 total deaths 24 hours earlier.Iowa reports 477,495 vaccine total vaccine doses administered, with 121,794 individuals receiving both doses. Find out how to get vaccinated in Iowa here. Iowa’s 14-day positivity rate has dipped below 8% to 7.9%. The seven-day average has fallen to 6.1%. The health department reports 1,514,922 Iowans have been tested for COVID-19, while 3,844,755 tests have been administered. Only Adair County reports a 14-day average higher than 15%. That county now reports a 24.4% rate. No other county reports an average higher than 13.4%.COVID-19 hospitalizations were up slightly overnight. There are now 242 individuals hospitalized with the virus, up from 240 a day earlier. There are 57 patients in ICU and 28 patients on ventilators.Thirty-five of Iowa’s long-term care facilities report virus outbreaks. The state reports 948 positive cases and 630 recoveries among residents and staff within those facilities. There have been 2,132 deaths reported in Iowa’s care facilities.The Iowa Department of Public Health displays COVID-19 data in real time on this website. KCCI publishes a daily summary of the data at 10 a.m.

The Iowa Department of Public Health on Monday reported 206 new positive COVID-19 cases and one additional death.

The health department at 10 a.m. reported 329,304 total positive cases, 302,160 total recoveries and 5,237 total deaths since the start of the pandemic. The health department reported 329,098 total cases and 5,236 total deaths 24 hours earlier.

Iowa reports 477,495 vaccine total vaccine doses administered, with 121,794 individuals receiving both doses. Find out how to get vaccinated in Iowa here.

Iowa’s 14-day positivity rate has dipped below 8% to 7.9%. The seven-day average has fallen to 6.1%. The health department reports 1,514,922 Iowans have been tested for COVID-19, while 3,844,755 tests have been administered. Only Adair County reports a 14-day average higher than 15%. That county now reports a 24.4% rate. No other county reports an average higher than 13.4%.

COVID-19 hospitalizations were up slightly overnight. There are now 242 individuals hospitalized with the virus, up from 240 a day earlier. There are 57 patients in ICU and 28 patients on ventilators.

Thirty-five of Iowa’s long-term care facilities report virus outbreaks. The state reports 948 positive cases and 630 recoveries among residents and staff within those facilities. There have been 2,132 deaths reported in Iowa’s care facilities.

The Iowa Department of Public Health displays COVID-19 data in real time on this website. KCCI publishes a daily summary of the data at 10 a.m.

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