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Iowa reports 662 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death over 24 hours

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Iowa coronavirus(Associated Press)
Published: Apr. 8, 2021 at 10:52 AM CDT
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DES MOINES, Iowa (KWQC) - Iowa officials reported 662 new cases and one death between 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday, according to the state’s coronavirus website.

Since the pandemic began, 355,327 people have tested positive for the virus and 5,836 people have died. The 14-day positivity rate was 4.8% and the seven-day positivity rate was 5%.

As of 10:30 a.m. Thursday:

  • Total individuals tested: 1,658,096 (4,546,563 total tests)
  • Total individuals recovered: 336,666
  • Total individuals hospitalized: 219, three more than Wednesday
  • Total individuals admitted over the last 24 hours: 39, 16 less than Wednesday
  • Total individuals in the intensive care unit: 43, one less than Wednesday
  • Total individuals on a ventilator: 20

As of Thursday afternoon, 1,683,648 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to Iowans across the state.

Officials also reported that 1,047,192 Iowans, or 33.19% of the population, have received at least one vaccine dose, and 683,548 Iowans, or 21.67% of the population, were fully vaccinated.

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