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 70 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 372,309.
The state’s website says that of the 372,309 people who have tested positive, 363,281 have recovered. This is 224 more recoveries than what the state reported Wednesday.
The state is reporting six new deaths from COVID-19, with a death toll of 6,084.
Subtracting the number of recoveries (363,281) and the number of deaths (6,084) from the total number of cases (372,309) shows there are currently 2,944 active positive cases in the state.
As of Thursday morning, there were 13 patients hospitalized in Iowa within the last 24 hours and the total number of hospitalizations is 74, down from 85. Of those, 19 are in the ICU (up from 18), and 7 are on ventilators (down from 8).
As of Noon on Wednesday, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, 2,728,256 total doses have been administered to Iowa residents and 1,403,337 individuals have completed the series. This is 6,224 more completed vaccinations than Noon on Tuesday.
Black Hawk County: 267 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 57,122.
Linn County: 749 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 109,826.
Johnson County: 444 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 82,487.
Dubuque County: 191 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 47,841.