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Jan. 16: 64 more deaths related to COVID-19, death toll over 4,300 – kwwl.com

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Jan 17, 2021

EDITOR’S NOTE: The daily numbers that we report do not line up with the numbers the state is reporting for each day. Every day at 10 a.m. we take the previous day’s numbers from 10 a.m. and subtract them with the current numbers from the state at 10 a.m. Rather than reporting a day behind, we wish to give you the most updated information. For Black Hawk and Linn Counties, we are reporting numbers from their county COVID-19 websites. For Johnson and Dubuque counties, we are reporting numbers from the state’s website.

IOWA

(KWWL) — There were 1,333 new, confirmed cases from 10 a.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday, according to the state’s dashboard, which brings the state’s total number of cases to 304,122.

The state’s website says that of the 304,122 people who have tested positive, 265,317 have recovered. This is 1,481 more recoveries than what the state reported Friday

The state’s death toll is 4,321, which is 64 more than what was reported Friday.

Subtracting the number of recoveries (265,317) and the number of deaths (4,321) from the total number of cases (304,122) shows there are currently 34,484 active positive cases in the state.

There were 80 patients hospitalized in Iowa within the last 24 hours and the total number of hospitalizations is 505, which is down from 513. Of those hospitalizations, 91 are in the ICU (same as yesterday), and 39 are on ventilators (up from 35).

In Iowa, there were 4,141 new tests given in the last 24 hours, and a total of 1,418,946 people have been tested for COVID-19. The positivity rate from the last 24 hours (1,333 positive tests divided by 4,141 tests given) is 32.2 percent.

According to the state’s latest vaccine report that was released Friday, 118,991 total doses have been administered to Iowa residents with over 11,000 having completed the series. As of Friday, 4,362 Black Hawk County residents, 8,753 Linn County residents, 11,502 Johnson County residents, and 4,407 Dubuque County residents have received the vaccine. View the report for more data. Iowa is currently in Phase 1a of the vaccine rollout, meaning doses are being distributed to health care workers and long-term care facility residents and staff. Phase 1b will begin Feb. 1.

BLACK HAWK COUNTY

As of 10 a.m. Saturday, the Black Hawk COVID-19 dashboard is showing 59 new cases since 10 a.m. Friday, leaving a total of 14,454 cases (13,616 PCR & Antigen positive cases and 838 Serology positive cases). There were 73 additional recoveries in the county, for a total of 12,181. There were eight additional deaths, leaving a total of 236 deaths. The 14-day average positivity rate for the county is 10.9 percent.

LINN COUNTY

As of 10 a.m. Saturday, the Linn County COVID-19 dashboard is showing 53 new cases since 10 a.m. Friday, leaving a total of 17,622 cases. There have been 65 additional recoveries, leaving a total of 15,267 recoveries. There have been no additional deaths, leaving a total of 250 deaths. There are 22 patients currently hospitalized in the county. The 14-day average positivity rate for the county is 9 percent.

JOHNSON COUNTY

According to the state’s dashboard at 10 a.m. Saturday, there are 73 new positive cases reported in Johnson County since 10 a.m. Friday. This brings the total to 12,000 reported cases. There have been 36 additional recoveries, leaving a total of 10,515 recoveries. There have been no additional deaths, leaving a total of 49 deaths. The 14-day average positivity rate for the county is 11 percent.

DUBUQUE COUNTY

According to the state’s dashboard at 10 a.m. Saturday, there have been 46 additional positive cases reported in Dubuque County since 10 a.m. Friday. This brings the total to 11,283 reported cases. There have been 27 additional recoveries reported, leaving a total of 10,129. There was one additional death reported, leaving a total of 149 deaths. The 14-day average positivity rate for the county is 11 percent.

View COVID-19 numbers from Friday here.

 

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