The positivity rate in Warren County fell again to 16 percent on Wednesday, as the 50125 zip code, which includes Indianola, gained 24 cases.
The total number of cases climbed by 64, according to the Warren County Department of Public Health’s zip code data released Wednesday. The Iowa Department of Public Health reports that the county has had a total of 2,668 cases since the pandemic began.
The 50211 zip code, which includes Norwalk, gained 19 cases, according to WCDPH.
The 50210 zip code, which includes New Virginia, gained seven cases. The 50047 zip code, which includes Carlisle, gained six cases. The zip code 50061, which includes Cumming, went up by three while the 50118 zip code, which includes Hartford, gained two.
Three zip codes gained one case, including 50166/Milo, 50320/Des Moines and 50240/St. Charles.
The 50125 zip code has the most cases in the county, with 917 positive cases since ethe pandemic began. The 50211 zip code is second with 818.
An outbreak at the Carlisle Center for Wellness and Rehab center continued to grow on Wednesday, going from 46 cases on Tuesday to 55 on Wednesday, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health. The site says the facility has added 25 cases within the last 14 days. Twelve people at the center have recovered from the virus, according to the web site.
The Harvard Global Health Institute’s dashboard of risk assessment says that Warren County was experiencing an average of 54.3 positive cases per day Monday, the most recent day for which statistics are available. The county was averaging 105.5 cases per 100,000 people on Monday.