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%.