January 13, 2021 - 3:49 pm - Posted in News

Northwest Iowa — Thirty-eight additional cases of COVID-19 were reported in the four-county area in Wednesday’s report from the Iowa Department of Public Health.

Lyon County’s total was up seven cases on Wednesday. Twenty residents from Sioux County, nine from O’Brien County, and two from Osceola County were reported to have tested positive as well.

The death toll for the area remains at 146 since the pandemic began. The death totals since the pandemic started are 54 in O’Brien County, 51 in Sioux County, 32 in Lyon County, and nine in Osceola County.

Out of the 1,364 Lyon County residents who have had COVID-19, 1158 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 85%.
Out of the 4,511 Sioux County residents who have had COVID-19, 4103 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 91%.
Out of the 1,673 O’Brien County residents who have had COVID-19, 1489 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 89%.
Out of the 631 Osceola County residents who have had COVID-19, 595 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 94%.

Osceola County currently has 27 active cases, with 130 in O’Brien County, and 357 in Sioux County. Lyon County has 174 active cases.

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

Iowa counties:
Plymouth 3,475 , up 14
Cherokee 1,327 , up 13
Buena Vista 3,878 , up 14
Clay 1,643 , up 8
Dickinson 1,828 , up 14

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