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Des Moines Register desmoinesregister.com 15 Sep, 2021 19:00 am

Weekly update reports 11,723 new cases, 64 deaths

Weekly update reports 11,723 new cases, 64 deaths
The Iowa Department of Public Health reported an average of 1,675 new cases per day over the past week, the second-most in a single week this year.

For the first time, more than half of all Iowans are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to state data.(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data, which differs slightly from state data, had previously shown half of Iowans were fully vaccinated.1% of Iowa's population, were fully vaccinated as of Wednesday, having received either both doses of a two-dose sequence or one dose of a single-dose vaccine.In Polk County, 272,482 (56%) 269,438 (55%) of residents are fully vaccinated, an increase of 3,044 (0.

In Dallas County, 51,766 (55%) of residents are fully vaccinated, an increase of 552 (0.The five counties in Iowa with the highest percentage of their population fully vaccinated as of Sept.

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