Delaware County Public Health has released the county’s latest COVID-19 statistics.
As of Tuesday, Delaware County’s 7-day positivity rate was 8.1% – up from last week’s rate of 6.2%. A total of 66 new cases were reported in the previous seven days – up from the 50 new cases reported the week before.
Delaware County Public Health says also as of Tuesday, 72% of patients hospitalized with COVID in Iowa are unvaccinated.
Delaware County’s vaccine rate is now at 58% – up slightly from last week’s rate of 57.5%, but lower than Iowa’s vaccine rate of 65.6%.