Iowas 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate dips below 3% – KCCI Des Moines

NOW. [KCCI CAPTIONING IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE IOWA CLINIC] STEVE: FIRST AT 5:00, THE MASK MANDATE IN THE CITY OF DES MOINES IS OVER. STACEY: THE CITY ANNOUNCED TODAY, IT IS FOLLOWING THE NEW GUIDANCE FROM THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL, AND IS ENDING ITS FACE COVERING REQUIREMENT. KCCI SENIOR REPORTER TODD MAGEL SPOKE WITH THE MAYOR SHORTLY AFTER THE DECISION WAS MADE. TODD? TODD: THE STACEY AND STEVE, THE MAYOR SAYS IT WAS A TOUGH DECISION, AND ONE THAT AFFECTS JUST ABOUT EVERYBODY WHO LIVES HERE IN DES MOINES. WE CAME TO THE EAST VILLAGE TODAY AND BUSINESS OWNERS MUST NOW DECIDE HOW TO DEAL WITH CUSTOMERS WHO ARE NOT VACCINATED AND WHO ARE NOT WEARING MASKS. AND NOW, CUSTOMERS MUST DECIDE IF THEY FEEL SAFE IN STORES, WHERE MASKS ARE NOT REQUIRED – AS THEY HAVE BEEN SINCE LAST SUMMER THE MAYOR SAYS SCIENCE SHOWS THE, COVID-19 VACCINE IS and works SAFE. SO, HE HOPES PEOPLE WILL CONTINUE TO WEAR MASKS, IF THEY ARE NOT VACCINATED. >> > > IF I WAS NOT ON THE AIR NOW, I WOULD STILL BE WEARING A MASK MYSELF. BUT I, WE, SET FROM THE BEGINNING, WE WOULD FOLLOW CDC GUIDELINES. SO WE ARE TRYING TO DO THAT. I KNOW THEY ARE HOPEFUL THAT EVERYONE IS GOING TO BE HONEST and upfront, AND THOSE WHO HAVE NOT BEEN VACCINATED ARE GOING TO WEAR A MASK. TODD: COMING UP TONIGHT AT 6:00, WE DID SOME SHOPPING HERE IN THE EAST VILLAGE AND TALKED WITH STORE OWNERS AND CUSTOMERS TO SEE HOW THEY WOULD DEAL

DES MOINES, Iowa– The Iowa Department of Public health on Saturday reported 242 new COVID-19 positive tests brand-new one additional death.At 10 a.m.Extra the health department reported 399,316 total positive tests, 354,537 favorable recoveries and 5,998 overall deaths since the start of the pandemic. Iowa reports 42 clients in ICU and 19 clients on ventilators.One of Iowas long-term care centers report an active COVID-19 outbreak.

The Iowa Department of Public Health offers virus data in real-time on this site. KCCI releases a day-to-day summary based upon the data reported at 10 a.m.

The Iowa Department of Public health on Saturday reported 242 new COVID-19 favorable tests and one extra death.At 10 a.m., the health department reported 399,316 total positive tests, 354,537 total healings and 5,998 overall deaths given that the start of the pandemic. Twenty-four hours previously, the health department reported 399,074 total positive tests and 5,997 overall deaths.Iowa reports 2,569,640 COVID-19 vaccine doses have actually been administered and 1,241,273 individuals have finished the vaccine series.Iowas 14-day positivity rate is at 3.3%, and the 7-day average is now 2.9%. Health department information shows 4,946,070 overall tests have actually been administered. There are now 147 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, down from 151 the previous day. Iowa reports 42 clients in ICU and 19 patients on ventilators.One of Iowas long-term care centers report an active COVID-19 break out. The health department reports 10 favorable cases and no recoveries among citizens and personnel within those facilities. The state reports 2,334 care facility deaths considering that the pandemic began.The Iowa Department of Public Health uses infection data in real-time on this site. KCCI publishes a daily summary based on the data reported at 10 a.m.

Iowas 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate dips below 3%.

The Iowa Department of Public health on Saturday reported 242 brand-new COVID-19 favorable tests and one additional death.At 10 a.m., the health department reported 399,316 total positive tests, 354,537 total healings and 5,998 overall deaths considering that the start of the pandemic. Twenty-four hours earlier, the health department reported 399,074 overall favorable tests and 5,997 total deaths.Iowa reports 2,569,640 COVID-19 vaccine dosages have been administered and 1,241,273 individuals have actually completed the vaccine series.Iowas 14-day positivity rate is at 3.3%, and the 7-day average is now 2.9%. Iowa reports 42 clients in ICU and 19 clients on ventilators.One of Iowas long-lasting care facilities report an active COVID-19 break out. KCCI publishes an everyday summary based on the data reported at 10 a.m.

DES MOINES, Iowa– The Iowa Department of Public health on Saturday reported 242 new COVID-19 positive tests and one extra death.At 10 a.m., the health department reported 399,316 total positive tests, 354,537 overall healings and 5,998 total deaths considering that the start of the pandemic. Twenty-four hours earlier, the health department reported 399,074 total positive tests and 5,997 total deaths.
Iowa reports 2,569,640 COVID-19 vaccine dosages have actually been administered and 1,241,273 people have actually completed the vaccine series.Iowas 14-day positivity rate is at 3.3%, and the 7-day average is now 2.9%. Health department data reveals 4,946,070 total tests have been administered. There are now 147 clients hospitalized with COVID-19, down from 151 the previous day. Iowa reports 42 clients in ICU and 19 patients on ventilators.One of Iowas long-term care facilities report an active COVID-19 break out. The health department reports ten favorable cases and zero recoveries amongst locals and staff within those centers. The state reports 2,334 care center deaths since the pandemic started.

Updated: 10:02 AM CDT May 15, 2021.

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