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No Iowa counties report COVID-19 positivity rate over 15% – KCCI Des Moines

After more than 90 of Iowa’s 99 counties reported a 14-day COVID-19 positivity rate higher than 15% in November, there are no counties with a rate that high on Wednesday. The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 1,035 new positive COVID-19 cases and 29 additional deaths Wednesday.At 10 a.m., the health department reported 326,414 total cases, 297,818 total recoveries and 5,174 total deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. The health department reported 325,379 total cases and 5,145 deaths 24 hours earlier.The state reports 364,642 vaccine doses have been administered, with 95,642 individuals receiving both doses. More than 56,000 doses have been administered in Polk County. Learn how you can get vaccinated in Iowa here. Iowa’s positivity rates are up slightly Tuesday. The 14-day average climbed from 8.5% to 8.6%. The seven-day rate increased from 6.2% to 6.4%. State data shows 1,501,787 Iowans have been tested for the virus, while 3,778,548 tests have been administered.There are currently no Iowa counties reporting a 14-day positivity rate greater than 15%. Clarke County reports a 14.9% rate. In November, more than 90 of Iowa’s 99 counties had rates above 15%. The number of Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19 is at the lowest rate since September. There are now 292 patients hospitalized with the virus, down from 327 the previous day. There are 67 patients in ICU and 27 patients on ventilators. There are now 39 long-term care facilities reporting virus outbreaks, up from 35 the previous day. The health department reports 1,058 positive cases and 675 recoveries among residents and staff within those facilities. The state reports 2,111 care facility deaths.The Iowa Department of Public Health provides virus data in real time on this website. KCCI publishes a daily summary of the data at 10 a.m.Gov. Kim Reynolds will host a news conference on the state’s response to the pandemic at 11 a.m. Wednesday.You can watch the news conference on KCCI-TV, the KCCI Breaking News and Weather App, KCCI.com or the KCCI Facebook page. You can watch U.S. Senate impeachment proceedings on KCCI.com, then KCCI will return to CBS coverage at the conclusion of the governor’s news conference.

After more than 90 of Iowa’s 99 counties reported a 14-day COVID-19 positivity rate higher than 15% in November, there are no counties with a rate that high on Wednesday.

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 1,035 new positive COVID-19 cases and 29 additional deaths Wednesday.

At 10 a.m., the health department reported 326,414 total cases, 297,818 total recoveries and 5,174 total deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. The health department reported 325,379 total cases and 5,145 deaths 24 hours earlier.

The state reports 364,642 vaccine doses have been administered, with 95,642 individuals receiving both doses. More than 56,000 doses have been administered in Polk County. Learn how you can get vaccinated in Iowa here.

Iowa’s positivity rates are up slightly Tuesday. The 14-day average climbed from 8.5% to 8.6%. The seven-day rate increased from 6.2% to 6.4%. State data shows 1,501,787 Iowans have been tested for the virus, while 3,778,548 tests have been administered.

There are currently no Iowa counties reporting a 14-day positivity rate greater than 15%. Clarke County reports a 14.9% rate. In November, more than 90 of Iowa’s 99 counties had rates above 15%.

The number of Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19 is at the lowest rate since September. There are now 292 patients hospitalized with the virus, down from 327 the previous day. There are 67 patients in ICU and 27 patients on ventilators.

There are now 39 long-term care facilities reporting virus outbreaks, up from 35 the previous day. The health department reports 1,058 positive cases and 675 recoveries among residents and staff within those facilities. The state reports 2,111 care facility deaths.

The Iowa Department of Public Health provides virus data in real time on this website. KCCI publishes a daily summary of the data at 10 a.m.

Gov. Kim Reynolds will host a news conference on the state’s response to the pandemic at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

You can watch the news conference on KCCI-TV, the KCCI Breaking News and Weather App, KCCI.com or the KCCI Facebook page. You can watch U.S. Senate impeachment proceedings on KCCI.com, then KCCI will return to CBS coverage at the conclusion of the governor’s news conference.

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