Iowa reports 5 more COVID-19 deaths, 109 more cases Wednesday

Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 10:46 AM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - The Iowa Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported five additional COVID-19-related deaths, and 109 more cases of COVID-19.

A total of 1,397,113 people in Iowa are now fully vaccinated for COVID-19. More than 2.8 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the state.

As of 10:30 a.m. a total of 372,239 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Iowa and 6,078 people have died with the virus since the pandemic began.

Over the last 24 hours, the state reported an additional 1,555 individuals were tested for COVID-19. A total of 1,773,559 individuals have been tested in Iowa since the pandemic began. According to this data, the positivity rate over the last 24 hours was 7.0 percent.

The state reported 85 people are hospitalized in Iowa with COVID-19, with 16 having been admitted in the last 24 hours. There are 18 patients in the ICU and 8 on ventilators.

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