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Iowa’s 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate drops to 3% – KCCI Des Moines

THEY SAY CHANGES MAY COME AROUND JULY. ALYX: NEW THIS MORNING, HARLAN PARENTS ARE SUING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OVER THEIR MASK MANDATE. THEY SAY OTHER DISTRICTS IN THE AREA HAVE ENDED THEIR MANDATES AND THEY CAN’T UNDERSTAND WHY HARLAN WON’T FOLLOW SUIT. ON WEDNESDAY, HARLAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS STARTED SEPARATING STUDENTS WHO CHOOSE NOT TO WEAR A MASK FROM STUDENTS WHO DO. MASK-LESS STUDENTS ARE PUT IN AREAS LIKE THE AUDITORIUM OR LIBRARY. FRUSTRATED PARENTS AND STUDENTS GATHERED OUTSIDE YESTERDAY IN PROTES >> YESTERDAY, I GOT STOPPED IN THE HALLWAY WELL BEFORE I MADE IT TO CLASS AND PRETTY MUCH JUST GOT PUT IN THE AUDITORIUM ALL DAY, >> WE HAVE MADE THE DECISION AS A FAMILY TO TAKE IT AS FAR AS WE NEED TO TAKE IT. ALYX: THE INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT SAYS SHE HAS TO CONSIDER EVERYONE IN THE DISTRICT’S PERSPECTIVES >> MASKS OR NOT MASKS. THERE’S NO MIDDLE GROUND EAR IT HALFWAY? THAT’S NOT A MIDDLE GROUND, SO IT’S A LITTLE BIT MORE DIFFICULT TO RESOLVE. ALYX: THE MASK GUIDELINES ARE PUT TOGETHER BY THE SCHOOL BOARD THE BOARD PRESIDENT SENT A STATEMENT WHICH READS IN PART THE DISTRICT IS TRYING TO ADJUST AND ACCOMMODATE QUICKLY TO THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE RECENTLY NEEDING MASK ACCOMMODATIONS FOR SPECIFIC REASO

Iowa’s 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate drops to 3%

Iowa’s COVID-19 positivity rates continue to decline, and hospitalizations are at the lowest level since last July.The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 283 new positive COVID-19 cases and three new deaths Friday.At 10 a.m., IDPH reported 399,074 total positive tests, 354,104 total recoveries and 5,997 total deaths since the start of the pandemic. IDPH reported 398,791 total positive tests and 5,994 total deaths a day earlier. Health department data shows 1,228,237 people have been fully vaccinated in Iowa, with 2,553,301 total doses administered in the state. Find out how you can get vaccinated in Iowa here. Iowa’s 7-day positivity rate has fallen to 3%, down from 3.2% a day earlier. The 14-day average dropped from 3.6% to 3.4%. There have been 4,939,629 COVID-19 tests administered in Iowa.Iowa’s virus hospitalization levels are at their lowest point since last July. There are 151 Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19, down from 162 the previous day. There are 41 patients in ICU and 19 patients on ventilators.The Risen Son Christian Village in Pottawattamie County is the only long-term care facility in Iowa reporting an outbreak. There are 10 positive cases among residents and staff there. Iowa reports 2,335 total care facility deaths.IDPH provides COVID-19 data in real time on this website. KCCI publishes a daily summary of the data at 10 a.m.

Iowa’s COVID-19 positivity rates continue to decline, and hospitalizations are at the lowest level since last July.

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 283 new positive COVID-19 cases and three new deaths Friday.

At 10 a.m., IDPH reported 399,074 total positive tests, 354,104 total recoveries and 5,997 total deaths since the start of the pandemic. IDPH reported 398,791 total positive tests and 5,994 total deaths a day earlier.

Health department data shows 1,228,237 people have been fully vaccinated in Iowa, with 2,553,301 total doses administered in the state. Find out how you can get vaccinated in Iowa here.

Iowa’s 7-day positivity rate has fallen to 3%, down from 3.2% a day earlier. The 14-day average dropped from 3.6% to 3.4%. There have been 4,939,629 COVID-19 tests administered in Iowa.

Iowa’s virus hospitalization levels are at their lowest point since last July. There are 151 Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19, down from 162 the previous day. There are 41 patients in ICU and 19 patients on ventilators.

The Risen Son Christian Village in Pottawattamie County is the only long-term care facility in Iowa reporting an outbreak. There are 10 positive cases among residents and staff there. Iowa reports 2,335 total care facility deaths.

IDPH provides 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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