ERIC: IT IS NOW 6:34. HAPPENING TODAY, PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IS EXPECTED TO UNVEIL A $4 BILLION GLOBAL CORONAVIRUS VACCINE PLAN. THE ANNOUNCEMENT WILL HAPPEN DURING THE PRESIDENT’S FIRST MEETING WITH G7 LEADERS LATER THIS MORNING. ACCORDING TO THE WHITE HOUSE, HE IS GOING TO ASK THOSE NATIONS TO PLEDGE MONEY TOWARD INTERPERSONAL VACCINATIONS. THE UNITED STATES’ CONTRIBUTIONS WERE APPROPRIATED BY CONGRESS AS PART OF THAT DECEMBER STIMULUS PACKAGE. AS OF THIS MORNING, 57 MILLION DOSES OF THE VACCINE HAVE BEEN ADMINISTERED IN THE UNITED STATES. MORE THAN 500,000 OF THEM WERE GIVEN IN IOWA. MORE THAN 266,000 IOWANS HAVE RECEIVED THEIR FIRST DOSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS VACCINE. 131,000 HAVE RECEIVED BO DOSES. SOME IOWA DOCTORS URGE PEOPLE NOT TO LET THEIR GUARD DOWN, WHEN THE STATE’S POSITIVITY RATES FALL THIS WEEK. THAT DROP IS GOING TO BE THE RESULT OF A CHANGE IN THE WAY THAT STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS REPORT THEIR TESTING DATA. STARTING TODAY THE IOWA , DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH WILL BEGIN REPORTING THE NUMBER OF TESTS ADMINISTERED OVERALL INSTEAD OF THE NUMBER OF IOWANS , TESTED. DOCTORS SAY IOWANS SHOULD STILL TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST COVID-19 EVEN AS THOSE NUMBERS FALL. ALYX: SO LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT THOSE NUMBERS. RIGHT NOW THE STATEWIDE TWO-WEEK , POSITIVITY RATE IS STILL AT 7.1%, SAME AS YESTERDAY. THAT’S EXPECTED TO DIP LOWER ONCE IDPH CHANGES ITS REPORTIN THE NUMBER OF IOWANS IN THE HOSPITAL WITH THE VIRUS HAS REMAINED STEADY OVER THE LAST LAST WEEK. CURRENTLY, TWO HUNDRED 41 PEOPLE ARE BEING TREATED FOR COVID-19 IN IOWA HOSPITALS. IN TOTAL THIS MORNING, MORE THAN 331,000 IOWANS HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19. 307,000 OF THOSE PEOPL

Iowa DPH experiences 131,500 accomplished vaccinations statewide

Updated: 10:01 AM CST Feb 19, 2021

The Iowa Department of Public Health releases the newest coronavirus knowledge in real-time. KCCI gives a every day snapshot of the previous 24 hours of statistics.As of 10 a.m. Friday, the Iowa DPH web site experiences 331,622 confirmed circumstances statewide since Iowa’s outbreak started, with a further 558 circumstances confirmed up to now 24 hours. The Iowa DPH reported 15 extra COVID-19 deaths, elevating the statewide dying toll to five,336.Of Iowa’s pandemic-related deaths, COVID-19 is reported because the underlying trigger for 4,803 deaths. For 533 Iowans, COVID-19 was a contributing issue to their deaths.The web site mentioned 4,910 of the state’s deaths concerned Iowans with preexisting circumstances.Of the state’s confirmed circumstances, 307,596 Iowans recovered.According to the Iowa DPH vaccination dashboard, 508,648 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to Iowans.The dashboard experiences that 266,445 people obtained their first of the vaccine, whereas 131,500 have accomplished vaccination.Additional vaccination knowledge will be discovered right here.According to the state’s web site, a complete of 1,534,377 people obtained COVID-19 checks. Iowa’s common reported positivity price is 5.1% during the last 14 days.Iowa DPH experiences 241 hospitalizations, of which 60 sufferers are in intensive care models. Iowa hospitals admitted 43 sufferers within the final 24 hours, in comparison with 52 hospitalizations the day earlier than. The Iowa DPH experiences 24 COVID-19 outbreaks amongst long-term care services within the state, accounting for 675 of Iowa’s present optimistic circumstances. COVID-19 outbreaks at long-term care services account for two,137 of the state’s whole deaths. Of Iowa’s 99 counties, solely Adair County experiences a 14-day positivity price at or above 15%.

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Public Health releases the newest coronavirus knowledge in real-time. KCCI gives a every day snapshot of the previous 24 hours of statistics.As of 10 a.m. Friday, the Iowa DPH web site experiences 331,622 confirmed circumstances statewide since Iowa’s outbreak started, with a further 558 circumstances confirmed up to now 24 hours.
The Iowa DPH reported 15 extra COVID-19 deaths, elevating the statewide dying toll to five,336.Of Iowa’s pandemic-related deaths, COVID-19 is reported because the underlying trigger for 4,803 deaths. For 533 Iowans, COVID-19 was a contributing issue to their deaths.The web site mentioned 4,910 of the state’s deaths concerned Iowans with preexisting circumstances.Of the state’s confirmed circumstances, 307,596 Iowans recovered.According to the Iowa DPH vaccination dashboard, 508,648 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to Iowans.The dashboard experiences that 266,445 people obtained their first of the vaccine, whereas 131,500 have accomplished vaccination.Additional vaccination knowledge will be discovered right here.According to the state’s web site, a complete of 1,534,377 people obtained COVID-19 checks. Iowa’s common reported positivity price is 5.1% during the last 14 days.Iowa DPH experiences 241 hospitalizations, of which 60 sufferers are in intensive care models. Iowa hospitals admitted 43 sufferers within the final 24 hours, in comparison with 52 hospitalizations the day earlier than. The Iowa DPH experiences 24 COVID-19 outbreaks amongst long-term care services within the state, accounting for 675 of Iowa’s present optimistic circumstances. COVID-19 outbreaks at long-term care services account for two,137 of the state’s whole deaths. Of Iowa’s 99 counties, solely Adair County experiences a 14-day positivity price at or above 15%.