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Delaware County Public Health Releases Latest COVID Stats

Delaware County Public Health has released its latest COVID-19 statistics.

As of Wednesday, Delaware County’s 7-day positivity rate was at 4.2% – down from last week’s rate of 8%. A total of 36 new cases were reported in the previous seven days – down from the 58 new cases reported the week before.

Also as of Wednesday, six Delaware County residents were hospitalized with COVID-19. Delaware County Public Health says as of Tuesday, 77% of patients hospitalized with COVID in Iowa are unvaccinated.

Delaware County’s vaccine rate is now at 56.8% – up slightly from last week’s rate of 56.5%, but lower than Iowa’s vaccine rate of 64.6%.


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