NOTE: On Wednesday, July 7, Iowa's COVID-19 dashboard will transition to updating once every week on Wednesdays. This will be KWWL's last daily COVID-19 update, and we will report new virus and vaccine data every Wednesday going forward.
(KWWL) — There were 73 new, confirmed cases from 3 p.m. Tuesday to 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to the state’s dashboard, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 374,358.
The state’s website says that of the 374,358 people who have tested positive, 366,569 have recovered. This is 83 more recoveries than what the state reported Tuesday.
The state is reporting one new deaths from COVID-19, with a death toll of 6,149.
Subtracting the number of recoveries (366,569) and the number of deaths (6,149) from the total number of cases (374,358) shows there are currently 1,640 active positive cases in the state.
As of Wednesday afternoon, there are 12 patients hospitalized in Iowa within the last 24 hours and the total number of hospitalizations is 85 (up from 76 yesterday). Of those, 25 are in the ICU (up from 24), and 12 are on ventilators (same as yesterday).
As of Tuesday afternoon, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, 2,866,529 total doses have been administered to Iowa residents and 1,504,739 individuals have completed the series. This is 4,234 more completed vaccinations than Noon on Monday.
Black Hawk County: 115 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 61,125.
Linn County: 160 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 118,093.
Johnson County: 87 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 87,325.
Dubuque County: 51 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 50,340.