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Woodbury County and State Add Coronavirus Cases


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Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health was reporting another two COVID-19 deaths and an additional 261 confirmed cases.<--break->
At 10 a.m., the state reported 5,110 COVID-19-related deaths, an increase of two deaths since yesterday, according to the state's coronavirus.iowa.gov website. 
There have been 324,666 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Iowa since the pandemic came to the state. The total number of people tested is 1,495,203, according to the state.
Of the people who have tested positive, 294,119 have recovered. Statewide, Iowa's 14-day positivity rate was 8.8% on Monday.
The state's website now has vaccination data available. 
As of today, Iowa had administered 341,923 total doses to 326,421 residents. As of Monday, 162,839 people have had their first dose, with another 89,542 receiving their second dose.<--break->
As of today, Woodbury County has added eight new coronavirus cases added to the total case count in the last 24 hours has had 13,380 cases of COVID 19,  202 deaths; 7.0% positivity rate
Two Republican senators are working on a bill that would end the requirement that Iowa license plates be attached to the front and the rear of passenger vehicles. The owners of sports cars and cars with large front grills complain that license plates ruin the vehicle's appearance.
However, Iowa law enforcement agencies oppose the move. Iowa State Patrol Captain Mark Stein said having a front plate to identify a vehicle is critical in hit and runs, Amber Alerts, and other investigations.

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