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April 15: Iowa reports 0 COVID-19 deaths for 4th consecutive day, over 800k fully vaccinated

Iowa Coronavirus

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 538 new, confirmed cases from 10 a.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday, according to the state’s dashboard, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 358,677.

The state’s website says that of the 358,677 people who have tested positive, 339,587 have recovered. This is 493 more recoveries than what the state reported Wednesday.

The state is reporting zero additional COVID-19 deaths, with a death toll of 5,857. This is the fourth consecutive day of zero reported deaths.

Subtracting the number of recoveries (339,587) and the number of deaths (5,857) from the total number of cases (358,677) shows there are currently 13,233 active positive cases in the state.

As of Thursday morning, there were 37 patients hospitalized in Iowa within the last 24 hours and the total number of hospitalizations is 218, which is up from 215. Of those, 49 are in the ICU (down from 57), and 19 are on ventilators (up from 14).

In Iowa, there were 2,940 people tested in the last 24 hours, and a total of 1,674,868 people have been tested for COVID-19.

As of Thursday morning, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, 1,866,464 total doses have been administered to Iowa residents and 815,152 individuals have completed the series. This is 16,575 more completed vaccinations than Wednesday. You can view the dashboard for more data. You can find more vaccine information and stories here.

BLACK HAWK COUNTY

As of 10 a.m. Thursday, the Black Hawk COVID-19 dashboard is showing 20 new cases since 10 a.m. Wednesday, leaving a total of 16,608 cases. There have been 16 additional recoveries, leaving a total of 14,829. There have been no additional deaths, leaving a total of 306 deaths. In Black Hawk County, 35,001 residents have been fully vaccinated.

LINN COUNTY

The Linn County Dashboard has not yet updated. Here are numbers from Wednesday:

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, the Linn County COVID-19 dashboard is showing 17 new cases since 10 a.m. Tuesday, leaving a total of 20,219 cases. There have been 21 additional recoveries, leaving a total of 18,737 recoveries. There have been no additional deaths, leaving a total of 339 deaths in the county. There are currently 8 patients currently hospitalized in the county. In Linn County, 59,292 residents have been fully vaccinated.

JOHNSON COUNTY

According to the state’s dashboard at 10 a.m. Thursday, there are 32 new positive cases reported in Johnson County since 10 a.m. Wednesday. This brings the total to 13,972 reported cases. There have been a total of 13,205 recoveries, 13 more reported than yesterday. There were no additional deaths reported, leaving a total of 80. In Johnson County, 46,937 residents have been fully vaccinated.

DUBUQUE COUNTY

According to the state’s dashboard at 10 a.m. Thursday, there were 16 additional positive cases reported in Dubuque County since 10 a.m. Wednesday. This brings the total to 13,109 reported cases. There have been 12 additional recoveries reported, leaving a total of 12,335. There were no additional deaths reported, leaving a total of 202. In Dubuque County, 28,257 residents have been fully vaccinated.

View COVID-19 numbers from Wednesday here.

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