Iowa reports 518 new COVID-19 cases, seven deaths over 24 hours

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Published: Apr. 9, 2021 at 10:53 AM CDT
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DES MOINES, Iowa (KWQC) - Iowa officials reported 518 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths between 10:30 a.m. Thursday and 10:30 a.m. Friday, according to the state’s coronavirus website.

Since the pandemic began, 355,845 people have tested positive for the virus and 5,843 people have died. The statewide 14-day positivity rate was 4.7%, while the seven-day positivity rate was 4.6%.

As of 10:30 a.m. Friday:

  • Individuals tested: 1,660,682 (4,560,277 total tests)
  • Individuals recovered: 337,131
  • Individuals hospitalized: 228, nine more than reported Thursday
  • Individuals admitted over the last 24 hours: 54, 15 more than reported Thursday
  • Individuals in the intensive care unit: 49, six more than reported Thursday
  • Individuals on a ventilator: 20

As of Friday afternoon, 1,727,987 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered to Iowans statewide. Officials also reported 1,079,024 Iowans, or 34.20% of the population, received at least one vaccine dose, and 704,654 Iowans, or 22.33% of the population, were fully vaccinated.

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