There have been 25 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Marion County over the past week to the State of Iowa Coronavirus Database. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health, 48 cases are considered active and infectious, and three individuals are hospitalized locally. In total, 9,628 residents are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and 2,641 have initiated a two-shot series of either Pfizer or Moderna. Over the weekend, Marion County eclipsed 20,000 doses administered to local residents. In total, 72 percent of the population 65 and older has been fully vaccinated locally, and 30 percent of all residents have full protection.