/Iowa’s 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate falls to 2% – KCCI Des Moines

Iowa’s 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate falls to 2% – KCCI Des Moines


BACK UP TO 50 BY 5:00 P.M. WITH A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS. ALYX: RIGHT NOW, MILLIONS OF AMERICANS ARE GETTING READY OR ARE ALREADY TRAVELING FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THIS IS A LIVE LOOK AT LAX. DARK AND EARLY, JUST ABOUT 4:00. ERIC: AAA EXPECTS 60% MORE PEOPLE ON THE ROAD THIS YEAR AS WE MARK THE UNOFFICIAL START TO SUMMER. ALYX: COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS HAVE EASED UP ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY BUT THERE ARE STILL REQUIREMENTS IF YOU WANT TO TRAVEL. KCCI’S TOMMIE CLARK IS LIVE AT THE DES MOINES INTERNATIALON AIRPORT WITH THE DETAILS. TOMMIE: LIKE YOU SAID, TRAVEL REALLY IS KICKING .UP WE ARE STILL SEEING ABOUT 6 MILLION FEWER THAN PRE-PANDEMIC COMPARED TO THE NUMBER YOU SAID. YOU CAN SEE THE DES MOINES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HERE, WE HAVE PEOPLE GETTING READY FOR MEMORIAL DAY TRAVEL. WE JUST MISSED THEIG B MNINGOR RUSH FOR THIS WEEKEND. — FOR THIS MORNING. THE CDC SAYS HE VACCINATED PEOPLE CAN TRAVEL DOMESTICALLY AT A LOW RISK TO THEMSELVES WHILE TAKING PROPER PRECAUTIONS. VACCINATED OR NOT, IF YOU PLAN TO COME THROUGH THE AIRPORT THIS WEEKEND, YOU HAVE TO MASK UP. NOT ONLY DOES THE DES MOINES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT REQUIRE THEM, BUT EVERY AIRLINE THAT TRAVELS OUT OF THE METRO DOES. EVEN WITH THOSE RESTRICTIONS — RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE, TYHE ARE SEEING THE MAJOR INCREASE IN TRAVELERS. >> NOW TTHA WE HAVE BEEN VACCINATED, WE ARE ALL EXCITED TO GO. WE HAVE MISSED OUR TRAVEL, SO REALLY EXCITED TO GO. >> GREAT TIME TO BE TRAVELING, I THINK. TOMMIE: I TOLD THAT COUPLE, I AM SO JEALOUS. THEY ARE GOING TO CANCUN AND SAY THEY ARE FULLY VACCINATED AND READY TO TRAVEL AGAIN. REMEMBER, NO MATTER WHERE YOU’RE GOING, LOOK UP RES

Iowa’s 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate falls to 2%

The Iowa Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 103 new positive COVID-19 tests and six additional deaths.At 10 a.m., IDPH reported 401,693 total positive tests, 359,978 total recoveries and 6,053 total deaths since the start of the pandemic. Twenty-four hours earlier, IDPH reported 401,590 total positive tests and 6,047 total deaths.State data shows 1,348,635 people have completed a vaccine series in Iowa, while 2,752,984 total vaccine doses have been administered. Find out how you can get vaccinated in Iowa here.Iowa’s 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate has fallen to 2% from 2.2%. The 14-day average dropped from 2.6% to 2.5%. There have been 5,044,963 total tests administered in Iowa.The number of Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19 stands at 111, the lowest number reported since early April of 2020. There are 25 patients in ICU and 10 patients on ventilators.There are three long-term care facilities reporting COVID-19 outbreaks in Iowa, with 22 positive cases and seven recoveries among residents and staff within those facilities. Iowa reports 2,364 care facility deaths.The Iowa Department of Public Health provides virus data in real time on this website. KCCI publishes a daily summary of the data at 10 a.m.

The Iowa Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 103 new positive COVID-19 tests and six additional deaths.

At 10 a.m., IDPH reported 401,693 total positive tests, 359,978 total recoveries and 6,053 total deaths since the start of the pandemic. Twenty-four hours earlier, IDPH reported 401,590 total positive tests and 6,047 total deaths.

State data shows 1,348,635 people have completed a vaccine series in Iowa, while 2,752,984 total vaccine doses have been administered. Find out how you can get vaccinated in Iowa here.

Iowa’s 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate has fallen to 2% from 2.2%. The 14-day average dropped from 2.6% to 2.5%. There have been 5,044,963 total tests administered in Iowa.

The number of Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19 stands at 111, the lowest number reported since early April of 2020. There are 25 patients in ICU and 10 patients on ventilators.

There are three long-term care facilities reporting COVID-19 outbreaks in Iowa, with 22 positive cases and seven recoveries among residents and staff within those facilities. Iowa reports 2,364 care facility deaths.

The Iowa Department of Public Health provides virus data in real time on this website. KCCI publishes a daily summary of the data at 10 a.m.

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