Iowa seeing thousands more vaccinated despite weather

Posted at 12:47 PM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 17:07:27-05

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa continued to see thousands of people vaccinated this week, despite a weather system that brought snow and frigid temperatures to the state. The Iowa Department of Public Health reported that by midday Tuesday, more than 245,800 people had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. The state's online virus-tracking dashboard showed nearly 330,000 people have had a confirmed coronavirus positive test in the state. Hospitalizations for the virus in Iowa have ticked up in recent days, with 40 people admitted to Iowa hospitals in the last day.

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