Delaware County Public Health has released its latest COVID-19 statistics.
As of Tuesday, Delaware County’s 7-day positivity rate was at 16.1% – down from last week’s rate of 20.8%. A total of 118 new cases were reported in the previous seven days – down from the 174 new cases reported the week before.
Delaware County Public Health says 59% of Iowa’s hospitalized COVID patients are unvaccinated, while 41% are vaccinated.
Delaware County’s vaccine rate for ages 5 and up is at 56.5%, while Iowa’s overall vaccine rate is at 64.1%.
Delaware County Public Health says if you have any questions regarding COVID-19 and the vaccinations, don’t hesitate to talk to your trusted primary care provider. You can also find vaccine resources online at regmedctr.org/covid-vaccine-update.