Northwest Iowa — Seventeen additional residents of the four-county area tested positive for COVID-19 in Sunday’s report from the Iowa Department of Public Health.
The count includes eight residents from Sioux County, six from Lyon County, three from O’Brien County and none from Osceola County.
No additional deaths were listed on Sunday’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.
Of the 1311 Lyon County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, 1142 have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 87%.
Of the 4472 Sioux County residents who have tested positive, 4040 have recovered, for a rate of about 90%.
Of the 1657 O’Brien County residents to test positive, 1456 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:
Plymouth 3453, up 10
Cherokee 1327, up 1
Buena Vista 3851, up 3
Clay 1619, unchanged
Dickinson 1808, up 10
These figures represent the 24-hour period from noon Saturday, January 9, 2021 to noon Sunday, January 10, 2021.