Delaware County Public Health has released its latest COVID-19 statistics.
As of Wednesday, Delaware County’s 7-day positivity rate was at 4.6% – down from last week’s rate of 7.3%. A total of 39 new cases were reported in the previous seven days – lower than the 55 new cases reported the week before.
Also as of Wednesday, three Delaware County residents were hospitalized with COVID-19. Delaware County Public Health says as of Tuesday, 79% of patients hospitalized with COVID in Iowa are unvaccinated.
Delaware County’s vaccine rate is now at 56% – up slightly from last week’s rate of 55%, but lower than Iowa’s vaccine rate of 63%.