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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 last Wednesday, Delaware County’s 7-day positivity rate was at 9.9% – down from last week’s rate of 13.4%. A total of 52 new cases were reported in the previous seven days – down from the 72 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 last Monday, 78% of patients in Iowa who are hospitalized with COVID are unvaccinated and 22% are vaccinated.

Delaware County’s vaccine rate for ages 12 and up is now at 60.1%.

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