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Iowa reports 5 additional COVID-19 deaths, 141 new positive tests

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The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 141 new positive COVID-19 tests and five additional deaths Wednesday.

At 10 a.m., the health department reported 402,747 total positive tests, 363,057 total recoveries and 6,078 total deaths since the pandemic began. A day earlier, the health department reported 402,606 total positive tests and 6,073 total deaths.

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IDPH data shows 1,397,113 people have completed a vaccine series in Iowa, with 2,826,006 total doses administered. Find out how you can get vaccinated in Iowa here.

Iowa’s 7-day test positivity rate is holding steady at 2%, while the 14-day average dropped from 2% to 1.9%. There have been 5,099,173 total COVID-19 tests administered in Iowa.

The number of Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19 increased from 79 to 85 overnight. There are 18 patients in ICU and eight patients on ventilators.

Four long-term care facilities report 30 positive cases and one recovery among residents and staff. There have been 2,370 care facility deaths in Iowa.

The Iowa Department of Public Health offers COVID-19 data in real time on this website. This report is based on that data.

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