Nearly 200 more people test positive for COVID-19 in Iowa over 24 hours

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Published: Mar. 1, 2021 at 11:04 AM CST
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DES MOINES, Iowa (KWQC) - Iowa officials reported 196 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 and one person has died between 10:30 a.m. Sunday and 10:30 a.m. Monday, according to the state’s coronavirus website.

That brings the total number of cases to 336,507 and 5,472 deaths since the pandemic began. The 14-day positivity rate based on the total number of tests is 4.3%. The seven-day positivity rate is 4.5%.

As of 10:30 a.m. Monday, 1,559,192 people have been tested for the virus and 315,444 people have recovered.

The state website also showed 197 people were hospitalized, up from 196 reported Sunday. Of those, 31 were in the intensive care unit, 48 were in the intensive care unit, and 15 were on ventilators.

As of Monday afternoon, 710,675 vaccines - 684,428 to Iowa residents - have been administered statewide. Officials reported 530,090 people have received at least the first dose of the two-shot series, while 180,585 people have completed the series.

Of those, nearly 173,000 Iowa residents, or 5.48% of the total population, have completed the series.


CountyTotal Doses Administered to County ResidentsCounty Residents Receiving at Least One Dose% of County Residents Receiving at Least One DoseCounty Residents Fully Vaccinated% of County Residents Fully Vaccinated
Des Moines9,1546,84617.57%2,3085.92%

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