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COVID-19 Status Update

Posted on: August 11, 2021

Linn County COVID-19 Status Update

LINN COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE

August 11, 2021



Linn County Case Count Data

As of 1:00 PM August 10, 2021

  • Active cases: 706
  • Currently hospitalized: 18
  • Total deaths: 356
  • Total recovered: 21,052
  • Total cases to date: 22,114

Case Trends

COVID-19 case trends for August 11, 2021.

Note: The State of Iowa has transitioned from reporting positive individuals to positive tests. Linn County will continue to report positive individuals. Therefore, numbers from the state and Linn County dashboard will not match. 

Additional data on COVID-19 cases is available on Linn County’s case count dashboard.  


Linn County Metrics

As of August 10, 2021

Test Positivity Rate*:

16.8%

7-Day Test Positivity Rate:

10.1%

14-Day Test Positivity Rate:

9.4%

*Percent of positive tests to date since beginning of pandemic

Additional Linn County metrics are available on Linn County’s metrics dashboard.

 


COVID-19 Vaccine Information

 Vaccine Distribution Highlights

Vaccine Distribution Highlights August 10, 2021

Vaccination progress among select populations 

Percent fully vaccinated as of August 9, 2021

Percent change from two weeks ago

Age 65 and older (n=36,529 people)

84.7%

0.3%

Age 12 and older (n=192,403 people)

63.3%

0.9%

Total population (n=226,706 people)

53.7%

0.8%

Vaccination status metrics are available on Linn County’s metrics dashboard.

Vaccine FAQs

COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions are updated frequently.

 For questions about COVID-19 vaccine in Linn County:


Preventing Spread of COVID-19

  • The Delta variant continues to spread in Linn County, accounting for 81.4% of positive tests in July 2021. This is an increase from 9.1% of positive tests in June 2021. For more information on variants in Linn County, visit Linn County’s metrics dashboard. While the Delta variant is highly contagious, COVID-19 vaccines are still very effective at preventing severe disease and hospitalization. 
  • In areas with substantial and high transmission, CDC recommends that everyone (including fully vaccinated individuals) wear a mask in public indoor settings to help prevent spread of Delta and to keep your family safe. Linn County is in a high transmission or "red" area as defined by the CDC
  • In addition to vaccination, Linn County Public Health continues to recommend the use of other mitigation approaches including staying home when you're sick, washing your hands, and wearing masks and social distancing as a layered approach to make virus spread less likely.


For more COVID-19 information specific to Linn County, visit LinnCounty.org/COVID19.


Know Your Ws wash your hands, wear a face mask, wait six feet apart


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