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Delaware County Public Health Releases Latest COVID Stats

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

As of Wednesday, Delaware County’s 7-day positivity rate was at 13.4% – up from last week’s rate of 11.4%. A total of 76 new cases reported in the previous seven days – down slightly from the 78 new cases reported the week before.

Delaware County Public Health is no longer providing the number of hospitalizations or deaths in their weekly reports.

Also of Wednesday, 74% of patients in Iowa who are hospitalized with COVID are unvaccinated.

Delaware County’s vaccine rate for ages 12 and up is now 58.6%, but still lower than Iowa’s overall vaccine rate of 66.2%.

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