Webster County COVID-19 statistics reported

Over the past seven days, there have been 157 positive COVID-19 cases reported in Webster County, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

That is almost double the 81 positive cases reported in the previous seven day period.

The Department of Public Health reported that in the most recent seven day period, 10 percent of the COVID-19 tests administered were positive.

The department’s statistics show that 25 percent of the new cases are in people ages 18 to 29.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 7,988 COVID-19 cases in Webster County.

There have been 124 deaths in the county attributed to the disease.

Statistics on the state’s coronavirus web site show that 53.7 percent of the county’s residents who are eligible for a vaccine are fully vaccinated.


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