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Iowa COVID-19 hospitalizations dip below 100 – KCCI Des Moines

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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 COVID-19 hospitalizations dip below 100

COVID-19 hospitalizations are at their lowest level in Iowa since April 2, 2020. The Iowa Department of Public Health on Monday reported 42 new positive COVID-19 tests and no additional deaths.At 10 a.m., the health department reported 401,821 total positive tests, 360,285 total recoveries and 6,055 total deaths since the pandemic began. Twenty-four hours earlier, the health department reported 401,779 total positive tests and 6,055 total deaths.State data shows 1,358,425 people have completed a vaccine series in Iowa, while 2,768,764 total doses have been administered. Find out how you can get vaccinated in Iowa here.Iowa’s 7-day positivity rate is holding at 2% while the 14-day average remains at 2.4%. There have been 5,049,625 COVID-19 tests administered in Iowa.There are currently 95 Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19, down from 104 the day before and the lowest number reported since April 2, 2020. The state started reporting hospitalization figures on March 30, 2020. The highest number of hospitalizations reported was 1,527 on Nov. 17, 2020. Currently, there are 22 patients in ICU and 10 patients on ventilators.Three long-term care facilities report 24 positive cases and eight recoveries among residents and staff in Iowa. The state reports 2,365 total care facility deaths.Five TestIowa sites are closed Monday for the Memorial Day holiday. IDPH provides virus data in real time on this website. KCCI publishes a daily data summary at 10 a.m.

COVID-19 hospitalizations are at their lowest level in Iowa since April 2, 2020.

The Iowa Department of Public Health on Monday reported 42 new positive COVID-19 tests and no additional deaths.

At 10 a.m., the health department reported 401,821 total positive tests, 360,285 total recoveries and 6,055 total deaths since the pandemic began. Twenty-four hours earlier, the health department reported 401,779 total positive tests and 6,055 total deaths.

State data shows 1,358,425 people have completed a vaccine series in Iowa, while 2,768,764 total doses have been administered. Find out how you can get vaccinated in Iowa here.

Iowa’s 7-day positivity rate is holding at 2% while the 14-day average remains at 2.4%. There have been 5,049,625 COVID-19 tests administered in Iowa.

There are currently 95 Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19, down from 104 the day before and the lowest number reported since April 2, 2020. The state started reporting hospitalization figures on March 30, 2020. The highest number of hospitalizations reported was 1,527 on Nov. 17, 2020. Currently, there are 22 patients in ICU and 10 patients on ventilators.

Three long-term care facilities report 24 positive cases and eight recoveries among residents and staff in Iowa. The state reports 2,365 total care facility deaths.

Five TestIowa sites are closed Monday for the Memorial Day holiday.

IDPH provides virus data in real time on this website. KCCI publishes a daily data summary at 10 a.m.

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