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Delaware County Public Health Releases Latest COVID-19 Stats

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

As of Wednesday, Delaware County’s 7-day positivity rate was at 6.1% – up from last week’s rate of 4.2%. A total of 51 new cases were reported in the previous seven days – up from the 36 new cases reported the week before.

Also as of Wednesday, two Delaware County residents were hospitalized with COVID-19. Delaware County Public Health says as of Tuesday, 73% of patients hospitalized with COVID in Iowa are unvaccinated.

Delaware County’s vaccine rate is now at 57.3% – up slightly from last week’s rate of 56.8%, but lower than Iowa’s vaccine rate of 64.8%.

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