October 13, 2020 - 3:23 pm - Posted in News

Northwest Iowa — Another death and twenty-seven new cases of COVID-19 were reported in far northwest Iowa on Tuesday, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

The death was a Sioux County resident. Twenty-three northwest Iowans have now died in connection with COVID-19 since the pandemic started — nine in O’Brien County, nine in Sioux County, and five in Lyon County.

Sioux County reports a total of 2122 cases since the pandemic started, after a rise of 11 cases in the last 24 hours. O’Brien County is at 526, which is up 8 cases. Lyon County was up 4 cases at 479, and Osceola County was up 4 at 217.

As far as active cases, Lyon County has 259, Sioux County has 985, O’Brien County has 246, and Osceola has 97.

Out of the 479 Lyon County residents who have had COVID-19, 226 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 47%.
Out of the 2122 Sioux County residents who have had COVID-19, 1191 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 56%.
Out of the 526 O’Brien County residents who have had COVID-19, 275 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 52%.
Out of the 217 Osceola County residents who have had COVID-19, 119 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 55%.

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

Iowa counties:
Plymouth 1394, up 16
Cherokee 337, up 2
Buena Vista 2144, up 6
Clay 441, up 6
Dickinson 636, up 1

These numbers represent the period from noon Monday, October 12th through Tuesday, October 13th.

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