January 9, 2021 - 4:23 pm - Posted in News

Northwest Iowa — Twenty-two new cases of COVID-19 were reported Saturday in the four-county area, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

Sioux County had twelve new cases reported, O’Brien had five new cases and Osceola County added three to their tally. An adjustment was made to Lyon County’s total, lowering it by fifteen cases, for a total of 1305.

No additional deaths were listed on Saturday’s report, so the death toll for the area remains at 141 since the pandemic began. Fifty-four in O’Brien County, Forty-eight in Sioux County, Thirty in Lyon County and nine in Osceola County since the pandemic began.

Of the 1,305 Lyon County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, 1140 have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 87%.
Of the 4,464 Sioux County residents who have tested positive, 4031 have recovered, for a rate of about 90%.
Of the 1,654 O’Brien County residents to test positive, 1454 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 88%.
Of the 628 Osceola County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, 588 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 94%.

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

Iowa counties:
Plymouth 3443, up 7
Cherokee 1326, up 29
Buena Vista 3848, up 11
Clay 1619, up 3
Dickinson 1798, up 9

These figures represent the 24-hour period from noon Friday, January 8, 2021 to noon Saturday, January 9, 2021.

 

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