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Feb. 21: Iowa reports 391 new COVID-19 cases, 0 additional deaths, and almost 6,281 more vaccine completions

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The daily numbers that we report do not line up with the numbers the state is reporting for each day. Every day at 10 a.m. we take the previous day’s numbers from 10 a.m. and subtract them with the current numbers from the state at 10 a.m. Rather than reporting a day behind, we wish to give you the most updated information. For Black Hawk and Linn Counties, we are reporting numbers from their county COVID-19 websites. For Johnson and Dubuque counties, we are reporting numbers from the state’s website.

IOWA

(KWWL) — There were 391 new, confirmed cases from 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday, according to the state’s dashboard, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 332,573.

The state’s website says that of the 332,573 people who have tested positive, 309,168 have recovered. This is 454 more recoveries than what the state reported Friday.

The state’s death toll is 5,336, which is 0 more than reported yesterday.

Subtracting the number of recoveries (309,168) and the number of deaths (5,336) from the total number of cases (332,573) shows there are currently 18,069 active positive cases in the state.

As of Sunday morning, there were 38 patients hospitalized in Iowa within the last 24 hours and the total number of hospitalizations is 229, a decrease from 238 hospitalized the day before. Of those, 38 are in the ICU (up from 34), and 27 are on ventilators (up from 24).

In Iowa, there were 1,960 new tests given in the last 24 hours, and a total of 1,538,469 people have been tested for COVID-19. The positivity rate from the last 24 hours (391 positive tests divided by 1,960 tests given) is 20 percent.

According to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, 552,680 total doses have been administered to Iowa residents and 143,666 individuals have completed the series, which is 6,281 more than Saturday. As of Sunday, 4,689 Black Hawk County residents, 10,412 Linn County residents, 12,203 Johnson County residents, and 5,737 Dubuque County residents have completed the vaccine series. View the dashboard for more data. Iowa is in Phase 1B of the vaccine rollout. You can find more vaccine information and stories here.

BLACK HAWK COUNTY

As of 10 a.m. Sunday, the Black Hawk COVID-19 dashboard is showing 16 new cases since 10 a.m. Saturday, leaving a total of 15,773 cases (14,778 PCR & Antigen positive cases and 995 Serology positive cases). There have been 15 additional recoveries, leaving a total of 13,846. There have been no additional deaths, leaving a total of 284 deaths. The 14-day average positivity rate for the county is 4.8 percent.

LINN COUNTY

As of 10 a.m. Sunday, the Linn County COVID-19 dashboard is showing 29 new cases since 10 a.m. Saturday, leaving a total of 19,230 cases. There have been 34 additional recoveries, leaving a total of 17,271 recoveries. There have been no additional deaths, leaving a total of 320 deaths in the county. There are 17 patients currently hospitalized in the county. The 14-day average positivity rate for the county is 3 percent.

JOHNSON COUNTY

According to the state’s dashboard at 10 a.m. Sunday, there are 14 new positive cases reported in Johnson County since 10 a.m. Saturday. This brings the total to 12,938 reported cases. There have been a total of 12,215 recoveries, 19 more reported than yesterday. There were no additional deaths, leaving a total of 72. The 14-day average positivity rate for the county is 4.5 percent.

DUBUQUE COUNTY

According to the state’s dashboard at 10 a.m. Sunday, there have been 14 additional positive cases reported in Dubuque County since 10 a.m. Saturday. This brings the total to 12,233 reported cases. There have been 20 additional recoveries reported, leaving a total of 11,481. There were no additional deaths reported, leaving a total of 191. The 14-day average positivity rate for the county is 3.3 percent.

View COVID-19 numbers from Saturday here.

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