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May 12: Iowa reports over 1.2 million people now fully vaccinated

Iowa Coronavirus

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because the state updates the vaccination numbers at 12 p.m. daily and KWWL's COVID-19 update is released before then, the vaccination numbers will be from Noon the previous day.

(KWWL) — There were 374 new, confirmed cases from 10 a.m. Tuesday to 10 a.m. Wednesday, according to the state’s dashboard, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 368,468.

The state’s website says that of the 368,094 people who have tested positive, 353,080 have recovered. This is 507 more recoveries than what the state reported Tuesday.

The state is reporting four additional COVID-19 deaths, with a death toll of 5,989.

Subtracting the number of recoveries (353,080) and the number of deaths (5,989) from the total number of cases (368,468) shows there are currently 9,399 active positive cases in the state.

As of Wednesday morning, there were 21 patients hospitalized in Iowa within the last 24 hours and the total number of hospitalizations is 163, which is down from 169. Of those, 43 are in the ICU (down from 45), and 22 are on ventilators (up from 19).

As of Noon on Tuesday, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, 2,427,899 total doses have been administered to Iowa residents and 1,204,715 individuals have completed the series. This is 6,579 more completed vaccinations than Noon on Monday.

Black Hawk County: 217 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 50,335.

Linn County: 477 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 91,731.

Johnson County: 476 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 72,299.

Dubuque County: 278 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 43,472.

You can view the dashboard for more vaccine data. You can find more vaccine information and stories here.

View COVID-19 numbers from Tuesday here.

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