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May 18: No new COVID-19-related deaths reported in last 24 hours



Iowa reports highest number of hospitalizations this year

New data from the Iowa Department of Public Health shows an additional 196 positive cases of COVID-19 in the state from 10:00 a.m. May 17 to 10:00 a.m. May 18.

A total of 369,637 people in Iowa have now tested positive for COVID-19 since the coronavirus pandemic began.

The seven-day rolling positive test average is at 2.8% in the state.

No new COVID-19-related deaths have been reported, keeping the state’s death total at 6,006.

An additional 3,857 people in Iowan have been fully vaccinated against the virus for a total of 1,269,467.

Iowa has administered 2,614,185 total doses of the vaccine.

The total number of hospitalizations in Iowa increased by five to 142. There are 40 patients in ICU.

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