Third COVID-19 Death Reported in Delaware County

A third COVID-19 death has been reported in Delaware County.

Delaware County Public Health confirmed the death on Wednesday. They are not releasing any details.

It is the county’s second COVID-19 death in the past week. A total of three deaths have been reported since the pandemic began, with the first death in early June.

As of Wednesday, one Delaware County resident was hospitalized with the virus. The Iowa Department of Public Health says there have been a total of 186 positive cases since the pandemic began, including five residents who tested positive Tuesday.