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June 9: Five new COVID-19 deaths in Iowa, 5,800+ more completed vaccinations

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 109 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 372,239.

The state’s website says that of the 372,239 people who have tested positive, 363,057 have recovered. This is 276 more recoveries than what the state reported Tuesday.

The state is reporting five new deaths from COVID-19, with a death toll of 6,078.

Subtracting the number of recoveries (363,057) and the number of deaths (6,078) from the total number of cases (372,239) shows there are currently 3,104 active positive cases in the state.

As of Wednesday morning, there were 16 patients hospitalized in Iowa within the last 24 hours and the total number of hospitalizations is 85, up from 84. Of those, 18 are in the ICU (up from 16), and 8 are on ventilators (same as yesterday).

As of Noon on Tuesday, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, 2,719,862 total doses have been administered to Iowa residents and 1,397,113 individuals have completed the series. This is 5,820 more completed vaccinations than Noon on Monday.

Black Hawk County: 330 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 56,855.

Linn County: 535 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 109,077.

Johnson County: 599 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 81,444 82,043.

Dubuque County: 117 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 47,650.

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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