Information from the Iowa Department of Public Health shows a continuing downward trend in new cases and hospitalizations due to COVID-19.
There were more than 8,300 new positive test results added in one week, down about 600 from the previous week.
The statewide positivity rate is 9.5%, with people 18 and under making up about a quarter of the new cases. However, that age group makes up only 3% of hospitalizations in the state. The positivity rate in Woodbury County is 16%.