Warren County’s positivity rate continued to fall over the weekend but the county added 108 cases of COVID-19 between Friday and Sunday, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health, and the number of deaths in the county climbed by one to a total of 10 since the pandemic began.
The Warren County Department of Public Health’s map of cases by zip code will not be updated until Monday.
The county has had 2,518 cases of the virus since the pandemic began, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health web site. The county’s positivity rate — the number of people testing positive compared to the number tested — moved to 16.9 percent, down from 17.4 percent on Friday.
The number of cases listed as part of an outbreak at the Carlisle Center for Wellness and Rehab climbed by one to 27, with seven cases reported in the last seven days. Twelve people are listed as recovered, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.
Simpson College added three new cases of the virus on Sunday for a total of 20 over the week of Nov. 16, according to a social media post by the Simpsonian, the college’s student newspaper. According to the post, there are 19 active cases on campus and 54 students in quarantine on campus or off campus.
According to the Harvard Global Health Institute’s map of risk assessment, Warren County has averaged 53.4 new cases per day over a rolling seven-day period as of Friday, the most recent day for which information is available.
The county is averaging 103.8 cases per 100,000 people, according to the site.