Only 41 injections of the COVID-19 vaccine were given to Warren County residents between Monday and Tuesday, according to the updated Iowa Department of Public Health web site Tuesday. In the meantime, another 9 county residents tested positive for the virus.

The IDPH reports that 2,251 county residents have received both shots of the vaccine. Statewide, it said, 595,568 shots have been given. 

The number of deaths in the county remained steady at 70.

The Warren County Department of Health Services zip code specific map reported nine new cases of the virus in the county Tuesday, with five those those occurring in the 50211/Norwalk zip code.

The 50047/Carlisle, 50001/Ackworth, 80229/Prole and 50160/Martensdale zip codes gained one case each.

The 50125/Indianola zip code did not gain any cases, remaining flat at 1,955 cases of the virus since the pandemic began. Simpson College reported one additional case of the virus Tuesday, according to a social media post by the Simpsonian, the college student newspaper.

Warren County continued to inch down the Harvard Global Health Institute’s map of COVID risk — still sitting in orange, but with the average number of cases per day dipping to 10 and the number of cases per 100,000 at 19.4. The county has to have fewer than 10 cases per 100,000 people to move into the yellow phase. Currently, there are 24 Iowa counties in the yellow phase and one in green.

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