After hitting a three-month low the week before, Muscatine County saw new cases of COVID-19 nearly double during the second week of November.
According to data published Friday morning on the State of Iowa’s COVID-19 dashboard, there were 66 positive tests in Muscatine over the previous seven days for a total of 6,958 since the pandemic began.
The positive test rate also jumped by two percent from the previous week to 8 percent. While the death toll remained at 117.
23,021 Muscatine County residents have completed the coronavirus vaccine regiment.
Across Iowa, 8,802 positive cases were reported for a total of 539,409. There were 97 additional deaths for a total of a total of 7,166.
1,738,244 Iowa residents have been fully vaccinated.
Contact your physician or Muscatine County Public Health at 563-263-0122 for advice on vaccinations and boosters.