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June 2: Iowa reports two more COVID-19 deaths, 169 new cases

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 169 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 371,617.

The state’s website says that of the 371,617 people who have tested positive, 361,203 have recovered. This is 374 more recoveries than what the state reported Tuesday.

The state is reporting two new deaths from COVID-19, with a death toll of 6,057.

Subtracting the number of recoveries (361,203) and the number of deaths (6,057) from the total number of cases (371,617) shows there are currently 4,357 active positive cases in the state.

As of Wednesday morning, there were 10 patients hospitalized in Iowa within the last 24 hours and the total number of hospitalizations is 95, down from 96. Of those, 21 are in the ICU (same as yesterday), and 10 are on ventilators (down from 12).

As of Noon on Tuesday, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, 2,671,161 total doses have been administered to Iowa residents and 1,362,517 individuals have completed the series. This is 2,017 more completed vaccinations than Noon on Monday.

Black Hawk County: 64 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 55,322.

Linn County: 111 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 105,498.

Johnson County: 58 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 79,488.

Dubuque County: 10 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 46,933.

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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