Delaware County Public Health has released its latest COVID-19 statistics.
As of Wednesday, Delaware County’s 7-day positivity rate was at 8% – up from last week’s rate of 4.6%. A total of 58 new cases were reported in the previous seven days – up from the 39 new cases reported the week before.
Also as of Wednesday, seven Delaware County residents were hospitalized with COVID-19. Delaware County Public Health says as of Tuesday, 73% of patients hospitalized with COVID in Iowa are unvaccinated.
Delaware County’s vaccine rate is now at 56.5% – up slightly from last week’s rate of 56%, but lower than Iowa’s vaccine rate of 64%.