Webster County COVID-19 statistics reported
Over the past seven days there have been 69 positive COVID-19 cases reported in Webster County, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.
That is up slightly from the 65 positive cases reported by the state agency in the prior seven day period.The small increase comes after two weeks of declining case numbers.
The Department of Public Health reported that in the most recent seven day period, 5 percent of the COVID-19 tests administered were positive.
The department’s statistics show that 17 percent of the new cases are in people age 18 to 29.
Since the pandemic began, there have been 7,367 COVID-19 cases in Webster County.
The Department of Public Health reported that there have been 116 deaths in the county due to COVID-19.
Statistics on the state’s coronavirus web site show that 63.4 percent of the county’s residents who are eligible for a vaccine are fully vaccinated.