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Nearly 400,000 Iowans have completed vaccine series



The Iowa Department of Public health on Sunday reported 286 new COVID-19 cases positive tests and no additional deaths.

At 10 a.m., the health department reported 370,522 total positive tests, 324,430 total recoveries and 5,633 total deaths since the start of the pandemic. Twenty-four hours earlier, the health department reported 370,236 total positive tests and 5,633 total deaths.

Iowa reports 1,076,880 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered with 394,565 completing the vaccine series.

Iowa’s 14-day positivity rate is at 3.8%, and the 7-day average is also at 3.8%. Health department data shows 4,240,043 tests have been administered.

There are now 160 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, down from 182 the previous day. Iowa reports 40 patients in ICU and 18 patients on ventilators.

Three of Iowa’s long-term care facilities report active COVID-19 outbreaks. The health department reports 56 positive cases and 42 recoveries among residents and staff within those facilities. The state reports 2,216 care facility deaths.

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

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