Northwest Iowa — One Hundred twenty-five new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Thursday in the four northwesternmost Iowa counties, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

In the last 24 hours, O’Brien County was up 24 cases, at 1148 cases since the pandemic started. Sioux County was up 64 cases at 3369. Lyon County was up 20 cases at 883, and Osceola County was up 17 at 467. About one in every 12 northwest Iowans in our area has had — or currently has — COVID-19.

Fifty-six northwest Iowans have died in connection with COVID-19 since the pandemic started — twenty-two in Sioux County, twenty-six now in O’Brien County, and eight in Lyon County.

As far as active cases Lyon County has 353, Sioux County has 1008, O’Brien County has 515, and Osceola has 192.
Out of the 883 Lyon County residents who have had COVID-19, 522 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 59%.
Out of the 3369 Sioux County residents who have had COVID-19, 2339 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 69%.
Out of the 1148 O’Brien County residents who have had COVID-19, 607 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 53%.
Out of the 467 Osceola County residents who have had COVID-19, 275 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 59%.

Total numbers of cases from other counties around the area and their change from the previous report:

Iowa counties:
Plymouth 2494, up 68
Cherokee 689, up 13
Buena Vista 2803, up 15
Clay 966, up 28
Dickinson 1183, up 56

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