Delaware County Public Health has released its latest COVID-19 statistics.
As of Tuesday, Delaware County’s 7-day positivity rate was at 14.9% – up from last week’s rate of 11.5%. A total of 89 new cases were reported in the previous seven days – up slightly from the 83 new cases reported the week before.
Delaware County Public Health is no longer providing the number of hospitalizations or deaths in their weekly reports. Their department says as of Monday, 72% of patients in Iowa who are hospitalized with COVID are unvaccinated and 28% are vaccinated.
Delaware County’s vaccine rate for ages 12 and up is now 59.5%.