Delaware County Public Health has released its latest COVID-19 statistics.
As of Wednesday, Delaware County’s 7-day positivity rate was at 6.2% – slightly up from last week’s rate of 6.1%. A total of 50 new cases were reported in the previous seven days – slightly down from the 51 new cases reported the week before.
Also as of Wednesday, one Delaware County resident was hospitalized with COVID-19. Delaware County Public Health says as of Tuesday, 69% of patients hospitalized with COVID in Iowa are unvaccinated.
Delaware County’s vaccine rate is now at 57.5% – up slightly from last week’s rate of 57.3%, but lower than Iowa’s vaccine rate of 65.1%.