I just want to give you an update on our COVID numbers for this week. We currently have 16 positive COVID cases K-12 (staff and students). That means we are up 3 cases from last week. We have about 20 cases (staff and students) that we are monitoring. That includes those in quarantine, waiting for COVID testing results, or out with COVID like symptoms. The number of staff and students we are monitoring is down 3 cases this week.
The Iowa Department of Public Health reports that Jones County has a 7-day positivity rate of 24%. That is up 12% from last week. The number of positive COVID cases in Jones County over the last 7 days is 88, and that is up 9 cases from last week.
Here is the most current chart from the Iowa Department of Public Health on positive COVID tests…
That is it for this week! I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!
Dr. Brian Jaeger