Northwest Iowa — The elevated coronavirus numbers continue. A total of fifty-eight new COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday in the four northwestern-most Iowa counties, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health. Once again, most of them in Sioux County, but other counties are reporting large rises in case numbers as well.
Sioux County reports a total of 1110 cases, after a rise of thirty-four cases. O’Brien County is at 262, which is up nine. Lyon County was up eleven cases at 193, and Osceola County was up four at 108.
As far as active cases, Lyon County has 31, Sioux County has 372, O’Brien County has 97, and Osceola has 14.
Fourteen northwest Iowans have died in connection with COVID-19 since the pandemic started. Eight in O’Brien County and three each in Lyon and Sioux Counties.
Out of the 193 Lyon County residents who have had COVID-19, 155 have recovered, for a rate of about 80%.
Out of the 1110 Sioux County residents who have had COVID-19, 702 have recovered, for a rate of about 63%.
Out of the 262 O’Brien County residents who have had COVID-19, 150 have recovered, for a rate of about 57%.
Out of the 108 Osceola County residents who have had COVID-19, 90 have recovered, for a rate of about 83%.
Total numbers of cases from other counties around the area and their change from the previous report:
Plymouth 927, up 2
Cherokee 160, up 1
Buena Vista 1899, up 1
Clay 262, up 8
Dickinson 452, unchanged
These numbers reflect the period of noon Sunday through noon Monday.