But, “they reassured us we’ll be receiving that booster dose allocation.”
Wyant said Monday will be “make it or break it, the state has to allocate that second dose on Monday” to allow for the county to plan distribution.
“What I hope to see Monday is a booster dose allocation and a prime dose allocation, so we’re finishing people and starting more,” he said.
Cases and hospitalizations
There were a total of 8,673 positive COVID-19 cases out of 40,508 individuals tested in Pottawattamie County, according to state data on Saturday morning. There have been 7,427 recoveries, leaving 1,246 active cases.
The county’s 14-day positivity rate has crept up in recent days and was at 17.6% on Saturday. There have been 104 COVID-19 deaths in the county.
Mills County was at 1,326 cases out of 6,710 individuals tested, with 1,187 recoveries, 15 deaths and a 12.3% 14-day rate.
And Harrison County was at 1,502 cases out of 5,521 individuals tested, with 1,219 recoveries, 60 deaths and a 20.8% 14-day rate.
On Friday, the Metro Area Health Care Coalition — which includes the two Council Bluffs hospitals — reported 245 COVID-19 patients, with 77 in intensive care and 41 on ventilators.