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COVID Data ; Ida County Identified as Hot Spot

April 27, 2022 11:49am

The Center for Disease Control's latest COVID data indicates 68-percent of Buena Vista County residents are fully vaccinated.

Nearly 62-percent of residents statewide are fully vaccinated. The older an Iowan is, the more likely they are to have gotten COVID shots. 87-percent of Iowans 65 and older are fully vaccinated, compared to half of 12 to 29-year-olds.

The Mayo Clinic currently identifies three of Iowa's 99 counties as COVID hot spots, with Ida County being one of them. This is based on a seven day rolling average of positive COVID cases. Nearly 49-percent of Ida County residents are fully vaccinated, according to the CDC.

State officials have confirmed more than 95-hundred Iowans have died of COVID since the pandemic started in 2020.

(Thanks to Radio Iowa for contributing)