December 4, 2020 - 3:36 pm - Posted in News

Northwest Iowa — Forty-five new COVID cases were reported in the four northwesternmost Iowa counties on Friday, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

O’Brien County was up 14 cases at 1358 cases since the pandemic started. Sioux County was up 20 cases at 3851. Lyon County was up 7 cases at 1078, and Osceola County was up 4 at 550. An average of about one in every 10 northwest Iowans in our area has now tested positive for COVID-19 since March.

Seventy-one people have died in the four counties since the pandemic started — Sioux County has had twenty-nine. O’Brien County has had thirty-two. Osceola County has had one death. Lyon County has had nine since the pandemic started.

Out of the 1078 Lyon County residents who have had COVID-19, 661 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 61%.
Out of the 3851 Sioux County residents who have had COVID-19, 2871 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 75%.
Out of the 1358 O’Brien County residents who have had COVID-19, 925 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 68%.
Out of the 550 Osceola County residents who have had COVID-19, 362 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 66%.

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

Iowa counties:
Plymouth 2918 , up 54
Cherokee 975 , up 17
Buena Vista 3182 , up 27
Clay 1267 , up 28
Dickinson 1462 , up 7

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