Iowa officials report 631 new cases, three deaths over 24 hours

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Published: Mar. 3, 2021 at 10:39 AM CST|Updated: Mar. 3, 2021 at 2:01 PM CST
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DES MOINES, Iowa (KWQC) - Iowa officials reported 631 new COVID-19 cases and three more deaths between 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to the state’s coronavirus website.

That brings the total number of cases to 337,594 and 5,501 deaths since the pandemic began. The 14-day positivity rate, based on the total number of tests, was 4.1%.

As of 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, 1,565,415 people have been tested for the virus and 317,738 people have recovered.

According to the state website, 191 people were hospitalized, down 18 from Tuesday. Of those, 28 were admitted over the last 24 hours, 40 were in the intensive care unit, and 11 were on ventilators.

On Wednesday, officials reported that 742,386 COVID-19 vaccines - at least 715,176 to Iowa residents - had been administered statewide. They also reported that 527,383 Iowans had received at least the first dose of the two-shot series, and at least 187,931, 5.96% of the 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 Moines9,3926,93017.78%2,4626.32%

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