Delaware County Public Health has released their latest COVID-19 statistics.
As of Wednesday, Delaware County’s 7-day positivity rate was at 11.4% – up from last week’s rate of 8.1%. A total of 78 new cases were reported in the previous seven days – up from the 66 new cases reported the week before.
Also as of Wednesday, 71% of patients hospitalized with COVID in Iowa are unvaccinated.
Delaware County’s vaccine rate is now at 58.3% – up slightly from last week’s rate of 57.3%, but lower than Iowa’s vaccine rate of 66%.