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May 21: Seven more COVID-19 deaths in Iowa and 176 new cases

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Iowa Coronavirus

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because the state updates the vaccination numbers at 12 p.m. daily and KWWL's COVID-19 update is released before then, the vaccination numbers will be from Noon the previous day.

(KWWL) — There were 176 new, confirmed cases from 10 a.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday, according to the state’s dashboard, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 370,330.

The state’s website says that of the 370,330 people who have tested positive, 357,001 have recovered. This is 411 more recoveries than what the state reported Thursday.

The state is reporting seven additional COVID-19 deaths, with a death toll of 6,025.

Subtracting the number of recoveries (357,001) and the number of deaths (6,025) from the total number of cases (370,330) shows there are currently 7,304 active positive cases in the state.

As of Friday morning, there were 17 patients hospitalized in Iowa within the last 24 hours and the total number of hospitalizations is 142, which is down from 146. Of those, 42 are in the ICU (down from 45), and 20 are on ventilators (down from 24).

As of Noon on Thursday, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, 2,558,793 total doses have been administered to Iowa residents and 1,294,768 individuals have completed the series. This is 8,658 more completed vaccinations than Noon on Wednesday.

Black Hawk County: 216 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 53,379.

Linn County: 944 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 99,201.

Johnson County: 252 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 75,807.

Dubuque County: 148 more residents have been fully vaccinated for a total of 45,721.

You can view the dashboard for more vaccine data. You can find more vaccine information and stories here.

View COVID-19 numbers from Thursday here.