Delaware County Public Health has released its latest COVID-19 statistics.
As of Wednesday, Delaware County’s 7-day positivity rate was at 4.2% – down from last week’s rate of 8%. A total of 36 new cases were reported in the previous seven days – down from the 58 new cases reported the week before.
Also as of Wednesday, six Delaware County residents were hospitalized with COVID-19. Delaware County Public Health says as of Tuesday, 77% of patients hospitalized with COVID in Iowa are unvaccinated.
Delaware County’s vaccine rate is now at 56.8% – up slightly from last week’s rate of 56.5%, but lower than Iowa’s vaccine rate of 64.6%.