Webster County COVID-19 statistics reported

Over the past seven days there have been 83 positive COVID-19 cases reported in Webster County, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

That is a small increase from the 79 cases reported in the previous seven day period.

The Department of Public Health reported that in the most recent seven day period, 6 percent of the COVID-19 tests administered were positive.

The department’s statistics show that 19 percent of the new cases are in people age 17 and younger.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 7,530 COVID-19 cases in Webster County.

The Department of Public Health reported that there have been 120 deaths in the county due to COVID-19.

Statistics on the state’s coronavirus web site show that 64.2 percent of the county’s residents who are eligible for a vaccine are fully vaccinated.


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